ORS 295.081¹
Time deposits

(1) Subject to ORS 295.002 (Deposit of public funds), 295.015 (Maintenance of securities by bank depository) and 295.018 (Increase in required collateral of bank depository), any depository may offer in writing to accept from the State Treasurer time deposits without limitation in amount or in an aggregate amount therein stated and to pay interest on the time deposits at rates specified in the offer. The offer shall be a continuing offer until it is modified or withdrawn by notice in writing delivered or mailed by registered or certified mail to the State Treasurer. While the offer continues in effect, the depository is bound to accept upon the terms therein specified time deposits tendered by the State Treasurer.

(2) Any funds deposited by the State Treasurer on a time basis shall be deposited at the highest rate of interest available for the amount and term of the deposit.

(3) The State Treasurer shall establish time deposits so as to make the deposited moneys as productive as possible, and shall exercise the judgment and care which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs, considering the probable income and the probable safety of the moneys deposited, including the distribution of the deposits among depositories so as to minimize the possibility of loss of moneys. [Formerly 295.115]

Note: The amendments to 295.081 (Time deposits) (formerly 295.115) by section 23, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative July 1, 2008, and apply to all public funds on deposit on or after July 1, 2008. See sections 36 and 37, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007, as amended by sections 39 and 40, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative until July 1, 2008, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

295.081 (Time deposits). (1) Any depository may offer in writing to accept from the State Treasurer time deposits without limitation in amount or in an aggregate amount therein stated and to pay interest on the time deposits at rates specified in the offer. The offer shall be a continuing offer until it is modified or withdrawn by notice in writing delivered or mailed by registered or certified mail to the State Treasurer. While the offer continues in effect, the depository is bound to accept upon the terms therein specified time deposits tendered by the State Treasurer.

(2) Any funds deposited by the State Treasurer on a time basis shall be deposited at the highest rate of interest available for the amount and term of the deposit.

(3) The State Treasurer shall establish time deposits so as to make the deposited moneys as productive as possible, and shall exercise the judgment and care which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs, considering the probable income and the probable safety of the moneys deposited, including the distribution of the deposits among depositories so as to minimize the possibility of loss of moneys.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Invest­ment of deferred compensa­tion funds, (1976) Vol 37, p 1284; county fair associa­tion as public corpora­tion, (1979) Vol 39, p 505

Chapter 295

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Invest­ment of funds by school district, (1974) Vol 36, p 827

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 295—Depositories of Public Funds and Securities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors295.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 295, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­295ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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