2013 ORS § 732.225¹
Impairment of required capitalization prohibited
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No domestic insurer shall reduce its combined capital and surplus by partial distribution of its assets, by payment in the form of a dividend to stockholders or otherwise, below:

(1) Its required capitalization; or

(2) A greater amount which the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, by rule or by order after hearing upon the motion of the director or the petition of any interested person, finds necessary to avoid injury or prejudice to the interest of policyholders or creditors. [1967 c.359 §168]