2017 ORS 19.315¹
Requirements for use of letter of credit

(1) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section, an irrevocable letter of credit filed in support of an undertaking on appeal must contain:

(a) The name and address of the issuing bank, the date of issuance and the limit of the bank’s liability under the letter of credit.

(b) The name of the court that entered the judgment being appealed and the title and file number of the case for which the judgment was entered.

(c) The name and address of the party who is filing the undertaking or, if the party is represented by an attorney, the name and address of the attorney.

(d) The name and address of the beneficiary or, if the beneficiary is represented by an attorney, the name and address of the attorney for the beneficiary.

(e) A statement that the issuing bank will pay to the beneficiary, up to the limit stated in the letter of credit, the amount of any drafts submitted to the issuing bank under ORS 19.325 (Payment on letter of credit).

(2) An irrevocable letter of credit filed in support of an undertaking on appeal may be issued only by an insured institution, as defined in ORS 706.008 (Additional definitions for Bank Act), that has an office or other facility in this state or that has a registered agent in this state.

(3) A letter of credit under this section may contain an expiration date. Any letter of credit containing an expiration date must comply with ORS 19.320 (Expiration and renewal of letter of credit).

(4) A party filing a letter of credit in support of an undertaking on appeal and the party for whose benefit an undertaking is filed may by agreement waive any of the requirements of subsection (1) of this section. [1997 c.172 §2; 1999 c.59 §10]

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Notes of Decisions

This chapter does not apply to workers’ compensa­tion pro­ceed­ings since it governs appellate review of lower court decisions and not decisions of administrative tribunals. SAIF v. Maddox, 60 Or App 507, 655 P2d 214 (1982), aff’d 295 Or 448, 667 P2d 529 (1983)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 19—Appeals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors019.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 19, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano019.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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