Wilkinson 3909


The Committee on Banking & Insurance moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

A BILL to amend and reenact 32A-2-1, 32A-2-2, 32A-2-3, 32A-2-4, 32A-2-8, 32A-2-10, 32A-2-11, 32A-2-13, 32A-2-24, and 32A-2-25 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding two new sections thereto, designated 32A-2-8a and 32A-2-8b, all relating to the licensure and regulation of money transmitters; updating definitions; eliminating outdated provisions; clarifying the financial institution exemption; permitting the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to participate in the multistate licensing and examination process and to conduct examinations; updating net worth requirements to use a sliding scale; providing information requirements for a change in control and updating the change in control process; specifying requirements for individuals in control of a licensee or applicant; requiring permissible investments to match outstanding obligations; and updating the due process procedure to eliminate the two-step process for revocations and suspensions while preserving the order and hearing requirement.