2013 ORS § 62.435¹
Sale or other disposition of entire assets

(1) The sale, lease, exchange or other disposition of all, or substantially all, the property and assets of a cooperative, when made in the usual and regular course of the business of the cooperative, may be made on such terms and conditions and for such consideration, which may consist in whole or in part of money or property, real or personal, including shares of any other cooperative, corporation or association, domestic or foreign, as shall be authorized by its board; and in such case no authorization or consent of members or shareholders is required.

(2) A sale, lease, exchange or other disposition of all, or substantially all, the property and assets, with or without the goodwill, of a cooperative, if not made in the usual and regular course of its business, may be made upon such terms and for such consideration, which may consist in whole or in part of money or property, real or personal, including shares of any other cooperative, corporation or association, as may be authorized in the following manner:

(a) The board shall adopt a resolution recommending the sale, lease, exchange or other disposition and directing the submission thereof to a vote at a meeting of members, which may be either an annual or a special meeting, or if there are shareholders the submission shall be to a joint meeting of members and shareholders.

(b) Written or printed notice shall be given to each member and to each shareholder within the time and in the manner provided in ORS 62.255 (Meetings of members) for the giving of notice of meetings of members, and shall state that the purpose, or one of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider the proposed sale, lease, exchange or other disposition.

(c) At the meeting, the members, by affirmative vote of a majority of the member votes cast thereon, and the shareholders, by affirmative vote of a majority of the shareholder votes entitled to be voted thereon, or in the case of an electric or a telephone cooperative by affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the members and affirmative vote of two-thirds of the shareholder votes entitled to be voted thereon, may approve the sale, lease, exchange or other disposition, and may fix, or may authorize the board to fix, any or all of the terms and conditions thereof and the consideration to be received by the cooperative therefor.

(3) After authorization by votes of members and shareholders, the board nevertheless, in its discretion, may abandon the sale, lease, exchange or other disposition of assets subject to the rights of third parties under any contracts relating thereto, without further action or approval by members or shareholders. [1957 c.716 §48]