2013 ORS § 716.520¹
Investments in bankers acceptances, bills of exchange, savings or time accounts
  • limits

(1) A savings bank may invest the funds mentioned in ORS 716.410 (Limitations on investments) in:

(a) Bankers acceptances and bills of exchange of the kind and maturities made eligible by law for rediscount with Federal Reserve Banks, if they are accepted by an institution or a national bank.

(b) Bills of exchange drawn by the seller on the purchaser of goods and accepted by the purchaser, if they are of the kind and maturities made eligible by law for rediscount with Federal Reserve Banks and are indorsed by a national bank or an institution.

(c) Savings or time accounts insured in part or wholly by an agency of the federal government.

(2) Not more than 20 percent of the assets of a savings bank may be invested in the acceptances mentioned in subsection (1) of this section. Not more than five percent of the aggregate credited to the depositors of a savings bank may be invested in the acceptances of or deposited with an institution or a national bank of which a director of the savings bank is a director. The aggregate amount of the liability of an institution or a national bank to a savings bank, whether as principal or indorser, for acceptances held by the savings bank and deposits made with it, may not exceed 25 percent of the stockholders equity of the institution or of the paid-in capital and retained earnings of the national bank. [Amended by 1973 c.797 §376; 1999 c.59 §223]