Local Paying Bank Law and Legal Definition

According to 12 CFR 229.2 [Title 12 -- Banks And Banking; Chapter Ii -- Federal Reserve System; Subchapter A -- Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System; Part 229 -- Availability Of Funds And Collection Of Checks (Regulation Cc); Subpart A – General] local paying bank means “a paying bank that is located in the same check-processing region as the physical location of the branch, contractual branch, or proprietary ATM of the depositary bank in which that check was deposited.”