§31A-8-12c. Loan origination offices permitted.
(a) Origination of loans by employees or agents of a banking institution at offices other than that banking institution's principal office or branch bank is permitted: Provided, That any such loans originating at said office are approved and made at the banking institution's principal place of business or branch bank.

(b) Origination of loans by employees or agents of a federally-insured depository institution of banking chartered outside the state of West Virginia at nonbranch offices within this state is permitted: Provided, That a license is obtained pursuant to section five, article two of this chapter and that any such loans originating at the office are approved and made at the banking institution's principal place of business or branch bank: Provided, however, That any consumer loans made in this manner conform with state consumer protection laws. The commissioner of banking may examine the operations of such offices and collect fees for their examination in the amount of fifty dollars per hour of examiner time. A loan production office authorized under this section or by federal law may indicate its bank affiliation notwithstanding section two, article four of this chapter.