53C-4-8. Officers and employees shall give bond.

(a) A bank shall require security in the form of a bond for the fidelity and faithful performance of duties by its officers and employees. The bond shall be issued by a bonding company authorized to do business in this State and upon such form as may be approved by the Commissioner. Otherwise, the amount, form, and terms of the bond shall be such as the board of directors may require. The premium for the bond is to be paid by the bank.

(b) To provide for the safety and soundness of a bank, the Commissioner may require an increase in the amount of the bond or additional or different security. (2012-56, s. 4.)