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SECTION 294
Conversion of mutual holding company into stock holding company
Banking (BNK) CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE 6-C
§ 294. Conversion of mutual holding company into stock holding
company. 1. If approved by the superintendent, a mutual holding company
may convert to a stock holding company in accordance with general
regulations promulgated by the superintendent of financial services.

2. If approved by the superintendent, the mutual holding company shall
submit the plan of conversion to its depositors for approval at a
meeting convened for that purpose in accordance with such regulations.
The provisions of paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d) of subdivision three
of section two hundred ninety-one of this article shall apply to such
meeting. For the purpose of this subdivision, the term "depositors"
shall mean those depositors as of a record date, of a stock savings bank
subsidiary of the mutual holding company which:

(a) was organized as a result of the reorganization of a mutual
savings bank as provided in section two hundred ninety of this article;
and

(b) has not at any time subsequent to its organization issued more
than forty-nine per centum of its issued and outstanding common stock to
any persons other than a mutual holding company organized pursuant to
this article or the savings and loan holding company provisions of the
Home Owners Loan Act (title twelve United States Code Section 1467a).