§31A-8A-2. Scope and statement of legislative intent.
This article sets forth the conditions under which a company
may acquire a West Virginia state bank may form or acquire a West
Virginia bank holding company, or may acquire an out-of-state bank
or out-of-state bank holding company. This article is intended not
to discriminate against out-of-state bank holding companies or
against foreign bank holding companies in any manner that would
violate Section 3(d) of the Bank Holding Company Act, 12 U.S.C.
§1842(d), as amended, effective September 29, 1995, by Section 101
of the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act
of 1994, Public Law No. 103-328.