(205 ILCS 5/60)
(from Ch. 17, par. 372)
Receiver's powers; duties.
Other than the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation, which shall derive its powers and perform its duties
pursuant to the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and regulations promulgated
thereunder, the receiver for a state bank, under the direction of the
Commissioner, shall have the power and authority and is charged with the
duties and responsibilities as follows:
(1) He or she shall take possession of, and for the purpose of the
receivership, the title to the books, records and assets of every
description of the bank.
(2) He or she shall proceed to collect all debts, dues and claims
belonging to the bank.
(3) He or she shall file with the Commissioner a copy of each report
which he makes to the court, together with such other reports and records as
the Commissioner may require.
(4) He or she shall have authority to sue and defend in his or her
own name with respect to the affairs, assets, claims, debts, and choses in action of the bank.
(5) He or she shall have authority, and it shall be his or her duty, to
surrender to the customers of such bank their private papers and valuables
left with the bank for safekeeping, upon satisfactory proof of
(6) He or she shall have authority to redeem or take down collateral
hypothecated by the bank to secure its notes or other evidence of indebtedness
whenever the Commissioner deems it to the best interest of the creditors of the
bank so to do.
(7) Whenever he or she shall find it necessary in his or her opinion
to use and employ
money of the bank, in order to protect fully and benefit the bank, by the
purchase or redemption of any property, real or personal, in which the bank
may have any rights by reason of any bond, mortgage, assignment, or other
claim thereto, he or she may certify the facts together with his or
her opinions as to
the value of the property involved, and the value of the equity the bank
may have in the property to the Commissioner, together with a request for
the right and authority to use and employ so much of the money of the bank
as may be necessary to purchase the property, or to redeem the same from a
sale if there was a sale, and if such request is granted, the
receiver may use so much of the money of the bank as the Commissioner may
have authorized to purchase the property at such sale.
(8) He or she shall deposit daily all monies collected by him or her in any
state or national bank selected by the Commissioner, who may require (and the
bank so selected may furnish) of such depository satisfactory securities or
satisfactory surety bond for the safekeeping and prompt payment of the money so
deposited. The deposits shall be made in the name of the Commissioner in trust
for the bank and be subject to withdrawal upon his or her order or upon the
order of such persons as the Commissioner may designate. Such monies may be
deposited without interest, unless otherwise agreed. However, if any interest
was paid by such depository, it shall accrue to the benefit of the particular
trust to which the deposit belongs.
(9) He or she shall do such things and take such steps from time to time
under the direction and approval of the Commissioner as may reasonably appear
to be necessary to conserve the bank's assets and secure the best interests of
the creditors of the bank.
(10) He or she shall record any judgment of dissolution entered in a
dissolution proceeding and thereupon deliver to the Commissioner a certified
copy thereof, together with all books of accounts and ledgers of such bank for
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)