(15 ILCS 520/16.3)
Consideration of financial institution's commitment to its
(a) In addition to any other
requirements of this Act, the State Treasurer shall consider the
institution's record and current level of financial commitment to its local
community when deciding whether to deposit State funds in that financial
institution. The State Treasurer may consider factors including, but not
necessarily limited to:
(1) for financial institutions subject to the federal
Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, the current and historical ratings that the financial institution has received, to the extent that those ratings are publicly available, under the federal Community Reinvestment Act of 1977;
(2) any changes in ownership, management, policies,
or practices of the financial institution that may affect the level of the financial institution's commitment to its community;
(3) the financial impact that the withdrawal or
denial of deposits of State funds might have on the financial institution; and
(4) the financial impact to the State as a result of
withdrawing State funds or refusing to deposit additional State funds in the financial institution.
(a-5) Effective January 1, 2022, no State funds may be deposited in a financial institution subject to the federal Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 unless the institution has a current rating of satisfactory or outstanding under the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977.
(a-10) When investing or depositing State funds, the State Treasurer may give preference to financial institutions that have a current rating of outstanding under the federal Community Reinvestment Act of 1977.
(b) Nothing in this Section shall be construed as authorizing the State
Treasurer to conduct an examination or investigation of a financial institution
or to receive information that is not publicly available and the disclosure of
which is otherwise prohibited by law.
(Source: P.A. 101-657, eff. 3-23-21.)