Contact the Regulatory Boards and Commissions

The State Banking Board, a judicial body, was created in 1955 to handle appeals from certain decisions and orders of the commissioner of finance. The bipartisan board is comprised of five members; two must be non-bankers, one must be a lawyer and two must be experienced bankers.

The Savings and Loan Commission, created in 1957, serves a similar function for state chartered thrift associations. This bipartisan commission is also comprised of five members, one of whom must be a lawyer.

The Residential Mortgage Board was created in December 1996 to hear appeals of decisions of the commissioner of finance relating to mortgage brokers. This bipartisan commission is comprised of five members; one must be a lawyer and three must be experienced in mortgage brokering.