Summary: H.R.2273 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/21/2001)

National Bank Offshore Activities Act of 2001 - Amends Federal banking law to subject activities, investments, and affiliations of national banks to certain reporting requirements without regard to any territorial limitation.

Sets forth reporting requirements incumbent upon a national bank with respect to: (1) acquisition of a beneficial interest in an offshore company; and (2) violations of banking, financial services, or labor laws committed by its agents, affiliates, or any other entity with which it maintains a correspondent banking relationship.

Authorizes the Comptroller of the Currency to issue a cease and desist order: (1) prohibiting a national bank from further involvement with such violators; and (2) requiring the bank to dispose of ownership interests in such entity.

States that any foreign bank having a Federal branch or agency shall be treated as a national bank for purposes of this Act.