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205 ILCS 305/10

    (205 ILCS 305/10) (from Ch. 17, par. 4411)
    (Text of Section from P.A. 100-664)
    Sec. 10. Credit union records; member financial records.
    (1) A credit union shall establish and maintain books, records, accounting systems and procedures which accurately reflect its operations and which enable the Department to readily ascertain the true financial condition of the credit union and whether it is complying with this Act.
    (2) A photostatic or photographic reproduction of any credit union records shall be admissible as evidence of transactions with the credit union.
    (3)(a) For the purpose of this Section, the term "financial records" means any original, any copy, or any summary of (1) a document granting signature authority over an account, (2) a statement, ledger card or other record on any account which shows each transaction in or with respect to that account, (3) a check, draft or money order drawn on a financial institution or other entity or issued and payable by or through a financial institution or other entity, or (4) any other item containing information pertaining to any relationship established in the ordinary course of business between a credit union and its member, including financial statements or other financial information provided by the member.
    (b) This Section does not prohibit:
        (1) The preparation, examination, handling or
    
maintenance of any financial records by any officer, employee or agent of a credit union having custody of such records, or the examination of such records by a certified public accountant engaged by the credit union to perform an independent audit.
        (2) The examination of any financial records by or
    
the furnishing of financial records by a credit union to any officer, employee or agent of the Department, the National Credit Union Administration, Federal Reserve Board or any insurer of share accounts for use solely in the exercise of his duties as an officer, employee or agent.
        (3) The publication of data furnished from financial
    
records relating to members where the data cannot be identified to any particular customer of account.
        (4) The making of reports or returns required under
    
Chapter 61 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.
        (5) Furnishing information concerning the dishonor of
    
any negotiable instrument permitted to be disclosed under the Uniform Commercial Code.
        (6) The exchange in the regular course of business of
    
(i) credit information between a credit union and other credit unions or financial institutions or commercial enterprises, directly or through a consumer reporting agency or (ii) financial records or information derived from financial records between a credit union and other credit unions or financial institutions or commercial enterprises for the purpose of conducting due diligence pursuant to a merger or a purchase or sale of assets or liabilities of the credit union.
        (7) The furnishing of information to the appropriate
    
law enforcement authorities where the credit union reasonably believes it has been the victim of a crime.
        (8) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act.
        (9) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act.
        (10) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
federal "Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act", Title 31, United States Code, Section 1051 et sequentia.
        (11) The furnishing of information pursuant to any
    
other statute which by its terms or by regulations promulgated thereunder requires the disclosure of financial records other than by subpoena, summons, warrant or court order.
        (12) The furnishing of information in accordance with
    
the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Any credit union governed by this Act shall enter into an agreement for data exchanges with a State agency provided the State agency pays to the credit union a reasonable fee not to exceed its actual cost incurred. A credit union providing information in accordance with this item shall not be liable to any account holder or other person for any disclosure of information to a State agency, for encumbering or surrendering any assets held by the credit union in response to a lien or order to withhold and deliver issued by a State agency, or for any other action taken pursuant to this item, including individual or mechanical errors, provided the action does not constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct. A credit union shall have no obligation to hold, encumber, or surrender assets until it has been served with a subpoena, summons, warrant, court or administrative order, lien, or levy.
        (13) The furnishing of information to law enforcement
    
authorities, the Illinois Department on Aging and its regional administrative and provider agencies, the Department of Human Services Office of Inspector General, or public guardians: (i) upon subpoena by the investigatory entity or the guardian, or (ii) if there is suspicion by the credit union that a member who is an elderly person or person with a disability has been or may become the victim of financial exploitation. For the purposes of this item (13), the term: (i) "elderly person" means a person who is 60 or more years of age, (ii) "person with a disability" means a person who has or reasonably appears to the credit union to have a physical or mental disability that impairs his or her ability to seek or obtain protection from or prevent financial exploitation, and (iii) "financial exploitation" means tortious or illegal use of the assets or resources of an elderly person or person with a disability, and includes, without limitation, misappropriation of the elderly or disabled person's assets or resources by undue influence, breach of fiduciary relationship, intimidation, fraud, deception, extortion, or the use of assets or resources in any manner contrary to law. A credit union or person furnishing information pursuant to this item (13) shall be entitled to the same rights and protections as a person furnishing information under the Adult Protective Services Act and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
        (14) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information as necessary to effect, administer, or enforce a transaction requested or authorized by the member, or in connection with:
            (A) servicing or processing a financial product
        
or service requested or authorized by the member;
            (B) maintaining or servicing a member's account
        
with the credit union; or
            (C) a proposed or actual securitization or
        
secondary market sale (including sales of servicing rights) related to a transaction of a member.
        Nothing in this item (14), however, authorizes the
    
sale of the financial records or information of a member without the consent of the member.
        (15) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information as necessary to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims, or other liability.
        (16)(a) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information related to a private label credit program between a financial institution and a private label party in connection with that private label credit program. Such information is limited to outstanding balance, available credit, payment and performance and account history, product references, purchase information, and information related to the identity of the customer.
        (b)(1) For purposes of this paragraph (16) of
    
subsection (b) of Section 10, a "private label credit program" means a credit program involving a financial institution and a private label party that is used by a customer of the financial institution and the private label party primarily for payment for goods or services sold, manufactured, or distributed by a private label party.
        (2) For purposes of this paragraph (16) of subsection
    
(b) of Section 10, a "private label party" means, with respect to a private label credit program, any of the following: a retailer, a merchant, a manufacturer, a trade group, or any such person's affiliate, subsidiary, member, agent, or service provider.
        (17)(a) The furnishing of financial records of a
    
member to the Department to aid the Department's initial determination or subsequent re-determination of the member's eligibility for Medicaid and Medicaid long-term care benefits for long-term care services, provided that the credit union receives the written consent and authorization of the member, which shall:
            (1) have the member's signature notarized;
            (2) be signed by at least one witness who
        
certifies that he or she believes the member to be of sound mind and memory;
            (3) be tendered to the credit union at the
        
earliest practicable time following its execution, certification, and notarization;
            (4) specifically limit the disclosure of the
        
member's financial records to the Department; and
            (5) be in substantially the following form:
 
CUSTOMER CONSENT AND AUTHORIZATION
FOR RELEASE OF FINANCIAL RECORDS

I, ........................................, hereby authorize 
       (Name of Customer) 
 
............................................................. 
(Name of Financial Institution)
 
............................................................. 
(Address of Financial Institution)
 
to disclose the following financial records:
 
any and all information concerning my deposit, savings, money market, certificate of deposit, individual retirement, retirement plan, 401(k) plan, incentive plan, employee benefit plan, mutual fund and loan accounts (including, but not limited to, any indebtedness or obligation for which I am a co-borrower, co-obligor, guarantor, or surety), and any and all other accounts in which I have an interest and any other information regarding me in the possession of the Financial Institution,
 
to the Illinois Department of Human Services or the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, or both ("the Department"), for the following purpose(s):
 
to aid in the initial determination or re-determination by the State of Illinois of my eligibility for Medicaid long-term care benefits, pursuant to applicable law.
 
I understand that this Consent and Authorization may be revoked by me in writing at any time before my financial records, as described above, are disclosed, and that this Consent and Authorization is valid until the Financial Institution receives my written revocation. This Consent and Authorization shall constitute valid authorization for the Department identified above to inspect all such financial records set forth above, and to request and receive copies of such financial records from the Financial Institution (subject to such records search and reproduction reimbursement policies as the Financial Institution may have in place). An executed copy of this Consent and Authorization shall be sufficient and as good as the original and permission is hereby granted to honor a photostatic or electronic copy of this Consent and Authorization. Disclosure is strictly limited to the Department identified above and no other person or entity shall receive my financial records pursuant to this Consent and Authorization. By signing this form, I agree to indemnify and hold the Financial Institution harmless from any and all claims, demands, and losses, including reasonable attorneys fees and expenses, arising from or incurred in its reliance on this Consent and Authorization. As used herein, "Customer" shall mean "Member" if the Financial Institution is a credit union.
 
....................... ...................... 
(Date)                  (Signature of Customer)             
 
                         ...................... 
                         ...................... 
                         (Address of Customer) 
 
                         ...................... 
                         (Customer's birth date) 
                         (month/day/year) 
 
The undersigned witness certifies that ................., known to me to be the same person whose name is subscribed as the customer to the foregoing Consent and Authorization, appeared before me and the notary public and acknowledged signing and delivering the instrument as his or her free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth. I believe him or her to be of sound mind and memory. The undersigned witness also certifies that the witness is not an owner, operator, or relative of an owner or operator of a long-term care facility in which the customer is a patient or resident.
 
Dated: ................. ...................... 
                         (Signature of Witness) 
 
                         ...................... 
                         (Print Name of Witness) 
 
                         ...................... 
                         ...................... 
                         (Address of Witness) 
 
State of Illinois)
                 ) ss.
County of .......)
 
The undersigned, a notary public in and for the above county and state, certifies that .........., known to me to be the same person whose name is subscribed as the customer to the foregoing Consent and Authorization, appeared before me together with the witness, .........., in person and acknowledged signing and delivering the instrument as the free and voluntary act of the customer for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
 
Dated:........................................................
Notary Public:................................................
My commission expires:........................................
 
        (b) In no event shall the credit union distribute
    
the member's financial records to the long-term care facility from which the member seeks initial or continuing residency or long-term care services.
        (c) A credit union providing financial records of a
    
member in good faith relying on a consent and authorization executed and tendered in accordance with this subparagraph (17) shall not be liable to the member or any other person in relation to the credit union's disclosure of the member's financial records to the Department. The member signing the consent and authorization shall indemnify and hold the credit union harmless that relies in good faith upon the consent and authorization and incurs a loss because of such reliance. The credit union recovering under this indemnification provision shall also be entitled to reasonable attorney's fees and the expenses of recovery.
        (d) A credit union shall be reimbursed by the
    
member for all costs reasonably necessary and directly incurred in searching for, reproducing, and disclosing a member's financial records required or requested to be produced pursuant to any consent and authorization executed under this subparagraph (17). The requested financial records shall be delivered to the Department within 10 days after receiving a properly executed consent and authorization or at the earliest practicable time thereafter if the requested records cannot be delivered within 10 days, but delivery may be delayed until the final reimbursement of all costs is received by the credit union. The credit union may honor a photostatic or electronic copy of a properly executed consent and authorization.
        (e) Nothing in this subparagraph (17) shall
    
impair, abridge, or abrogate the right of a member to:
            (1) directly disclose his or her financial
        
records to the Department or any other person; or
            (2) authorize his or her attorney or duly
        
appointed agent to request and obtain the member's financial records and disclose those financial records to the Department.
        (f) For purposes of this subparagraph (17),
    
"Department" means the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services or any successor administrative agency of either agency.
    (c) Except as otherwise provided by this Act, a credit union may not disclose to any person, except to the member or his duly authorized agent, any financial records relating to that member of the credit union unless:
        (1) the member has authorized disclosure to the
    
person;
        (2) the financial records are disclosed in response
    
to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order that meets the requirements of subparagraph (d) of this Section; or
        (3) the credit union is attempting to collect an
    
obligation owed to the credit union and the credit union complies with the provisions of Section 2I of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
    (d) A credit union shall disclose financial records under subparagraph (c)(2) of this Section pursuant to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order only after the credit union mails a copy of the subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order to the person establishing the relationship with the credit union, if living, and otherwise his personal representative, if known, at his last known address by first class mail, postage prepaid unless the credit union is specifically prohibited from notifying the person by order of court or by applicable State or federal law. In the case of a grand jury subpoena, a credit union shall not mail a copy of a subpoena to any person pursuant to this subsection if the subpoena was issued by a grand jury under the Statewide Grand Jury Act or notifying the person would constitute a violation of the federal Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978.
    (e)(1) Any officer or employee of a credit union who knowingly and wilfully furnishes financial records in violation of this Section is guilty of a business offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000.
    (2) Any person who knowingly and wilfully induces or attempts to induce any officer or employee of a credit union to disclose financial records in violation of this Section is guilty of a business offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000.
    (f) A credit union shall be reimbursed for costs which are reasonably necessary and which have been directly incurred in searching for, reproducing or transporting books, papers, records or other data of a member required or requested to be produced pursuant to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order. The Secretary and the Director may determine, by rule, the rates and conditions under which payment shall be made. Delivery of requested documents may be delayed until final reimbursement of all costs is received.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 100-22, eff. 1-1-18; 100-664, eff. 1-1-19.)
 
    (Text of Section from P.A. 100-778)
    Sec. 10. Credit union records; member financial records.
    (1) A credit union shall establish and maintain books, records, accounting systems and procedures which accurately reflect its operations and which enable the Department to readily ascertain the true financial condition of the credit union and whether it is complying with this Act.
    (2) A photostatic or photographic reproduction of any credit union records shall be admissible as evidence of transactions with the credit union.
    (3)(a) For the purpose of this Section, the term "financial records" means any original, any copy, or any summary of (1) a document granting signature authority over an account, (2) a statement, ledger card or other record on any account which shows each transaction in or with respect to that account, (3) a check, draft or money order drawn on a financial institution or other entity or issued and payable by or through a financial institution or other entity, or (4) any other item containing information pertaining to any relationship established in the ordinary course of business between a credit union and its member, including financial statements or other financial information provided by the member.
    (b) This Section does not prohibit:
        (1) The preparation, examination, handling or
    
maintenance of any financial records by any officer, employee or agent of a credit union having custody of such records, or the examination of such records by a certified public accountant engaged by the credit union to perform an independent audit.
        (2) The examination of any financial records by or
    
the furnishing of financial records by a credit union to any officer, employee or agent of the Department, the National Credit Union Administration, Federal Reserve Board or any insurer of share accounts for use solely in the exercise of his duties as an officer, employee or agent.
        (3) The publication of data furnished from financial
    
records relating to members where the data cannot be identified to any particular customer of account.
        (4) The making of reports or returns required under
    
Chapter 61 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.
        (5) Furnishing information concerning the dishonor of
    
any negotiable instrument permitted to be disclosed under the Uniform Commercial Code.
        (6) The exchange in the regular course of business of
    
(i) credit information between a credit union and other credit unions or financial institutions or commercial enterprises, directly or through a consumer reporting agency or (ii) financial records or information derived from financial records between a credit union and other credit unions or financial institutions or commercial enterprises for the purpose of conducting due diligence pursuant to a merger or a purchase or sale of assets or liabilities of the credit union.
        (7) The furnishing of information to the appropriate
    
law enforcement authorities where the credit union reasonably believes it has been the victim of a crime.
        (8) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act.
        (9) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act.
        (10) The furnishing of information pursuant to the
    
federal "Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act", Title 31, United States Code, Section 1051 et sequentia.
        (11) The furnishing of information pursuant to any
    
other statute which by its terms or by regulations promulgated thereunder requires the disclosure of financial records other than by subpoena, summons, warrant or court order.
        (12) The furnishing of information in accordance with
    
the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Any credit union governed by this Act shall enter into an agreement for data exchanges with a State agency provided the State agency pays to the credit union a reasonable fee not to exceed its actual cost incurred. A credit union providing information in accordance with this item shall not be liable to any account holder or other person for any disclosure of information to a State agency, for encumbering or surrendering any assets held by the credit union in response to a lien or order to withhold and deliver issued by a State agency, or for any other action taken pursuant to this item, including individual or mechanical errors, provided the action does not constitute gross negligence or willful misconduct. A credit union shall have no obligation to hold, encumber, or surrender assets until it has been served with a subpoena, summons, warrant, court or administrative order, lien, or levy.
        (13) The furnishing of information to law enforcement
    
authorities, the Illinois Department on Aging and its regional administrative and provider agencies, the Department of Human Services Office of Inspector General, or public guardians: (i) upon subpoena by the investigatory entity or the guardian, or (ii) if there is suspicion by the credit union that a member who is an elderly person or person with a disability has been or may become the victim of financial exploitation. For the purposes of this item (13), the term: (i) "elderly person" means a person who is 60 or more years of age, (ii) "person with a disability" means a person who has or reasonably appears to the credit union to have a physical or mental disability that impairs his or her ability to seek or obtain protection from or prevent financial exploitation, and (iii) "financial exploitation" means tortious or illegal use of the assets or resources of an elderly person or person with a disability, and includes, without limitation, misappropriation of the elderly or disabled person's assets or resources by undue influence, breach of fiduciary relationship, intimidation, fraud, deception, extortion, or the use of assets or resources in any manner contrary to law. A credit union or person furnishing information pursuant to this item (13) shall be entitled to the same rights and protections as a person furnishing information under the Adult Protective Services Act and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
        (14) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information as necessary to effect, administer, or enforce a transaction requested or authorized by the member, or in connection with:
            (A) servicing or processing a financial product
        
or service requested or authorized by the member;
            (B) maintaining or servicing a member's account
        
with the credit union; or
            (C) a proposed or actual securitization or
        
secondary market sale (including sales of servicing rights) related to a transaction of a member.
        Nothing in this item (14), however, authorizes the
    
sale of the financial records or information of a member without the consent of the member.
        (15) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information as necessary to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims, or other liability.
        (16)(a) The disclosure of financial records or
    
information related to a private label credit program between a financial institution and a private label party in connection with that private label credit program. Such information is limited to outstanding balance, available credit, payment and performance and account history, product references, purchase information, and information related to the identity of the customer.
        (b)(1) For purposes of this paragraph (16) of
    
subsection (b) of Section 10, a "private label credit program" means a credit program involving a financial institution and a private label party that is used by a customer of the financial institution and the private label party primarily for payment for goods or services sold, manufactured, or distributed by a private label party.
        (2) For purposes of this paragraph (16) of subsection
    
(b) of Section 10, a "private label party" means, with respect to a private label credit program, any of the following: a retailer, a merchant, a manufacturer, a trade group, or any such person's affiliate, subsidiary, member, agent, or service provider.
        (17) The furnishing of the financial records of a
    
member to an appropriate law enforcement authority, without prior notice to or consent of the member, upon written request of the law enforcement authority, when reasonable suspicion of an imminent threat to the personal security and safety of the member exists that necessitates an expedited release of the member's financial records, as determined by the law enforcement authority. The law enforcement authority shall include a brief explanation of the imminent threat to the member in its written request to the credit union. The written request shall reflect that it has been authorized by a supervisory or managerial official of the law enforcement authority. The decision to furnish the financial records of a member to a law enforcement authority shall be made by a supervisory or managerial official of the credit union. A credit union providing information in accordance with this item (17) shall not be liable to the member or any other person for the disclosure of the information to the law enforcement authority.
    (c) Except as otherwise provided by this Act, a credit union may not disclose to any person, except to the member or his duly authorized agent, any financial records relating to that member of the credit union unless:
        (1) the member has authorized disclosure to the
    
person;
        (2) the financial records are disclosed in response
    
to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order that meets the requirements of subparagraph (d) of this Section; or
        (3) the credit union is attempting to collect an
    
obligation owed to the credit union and the credit union complies with the provisions of Section 2I of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
    (d) A credit union shall disclose financial records under subparagraph (c)(2) of this Section pursuant to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order only after the credit union mails a copy of the subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order to the person establishing the relationship with the credit union, if living, and otherwise his personal representative, if known, at his last known address by first class mail, postage prepaid unless the credit union is specifically prohibited from notifying the person by order of court or by applicable State or federal law. In the case of a grand jury subpoena, a credit union shall not mail a copy of a subpoena to any person pursuant to this subsection if the subpoena was issued by a grand jury under the Statewide Grand Jury Act or notifying the person would constitute a violation of the federal Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978.
    (e)(1) Any officer or employee of a credit union who knowingly and wilfully furnishes financial records in violation of this Section is guilty of a business offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000.
    (2) Any person who knowingly and wilfully induces or attempts to induce any officer or employee of a credit union to disclose financial records in violation of this Section is guilty of a business offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000.
    (f) A credit union shall be reimbursed for costs which are reasonably necessary and which have been directly incurred in searching for, reproducing or transporting books, papers, records or other data of a member required or requested to be produced pursuant to a lawful subpoena, summons, warrant, citation to discover assets, or court order. The Secretary and the Director may determine, by rule, the rates and conditions under which payment shall be made. Delivery of requested documents may be delayed until final reimbursement of all costs is received.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 100-22, eff. 1-1-18; 100-778, eff. 8-10-18.)