§31A-8E-1. Legislative purpose.
It is the express intent of this article to permit interstate branching under Sections 102 and 103 of the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994, Public Law No. 103-328, in accordance with the provisions set forth in this article and thereby permit interstate branch banking through de novo entry or by acquisition of branches in transactions not involving a whole bank merger or acquisition.