Code of the District of Columbia

§ 26–502.05. Name of District credit union.

(a) The name of a District credit union shall include the phrase "credit union". No District credit union may adopt a name identical to the name of any other federal or foreign credit union doing business in the District, or a name similar to the name of any federal or foreign credit union doing business in the District that will be misleading or cause confusion.

(b) No person, other than a District credit union, a federal credit union, a foreign credit union, an association of credit unions, or an organization or corporation whose membership or ownership is limited to credit unions or credit union organizations may:

(1) Use a name or title containing the phrase "credit union" or any derivation thereof;

(2) Represent itself as a credit union; or

(3) Conduct business as a credit union.


(May 6, 2020, D.C. Law 23-86, § 205, 67 DCR 3476.)