ORS 348.857¹
Network participation
  • contribution limitations
  • fees

(1) An account owner may establish an account by making an initial contribution to the Oregon 529 College Savings Network in the name of the designated beneficiary. Once a contribution is made it becomes part of the network and subject to the provisions of ORS 348.841 (Definitions for ORS 348.841 to 348.873) to 348.873 (Report to Governor and Legislative Assembly).

(2) Any person may make a contribution to an account once an account is opened.

(3) Contributions to an account shall be made only in cash.

(4) Total contributions to all accounts established on behalf of a particular beneficiary may not exceed those reasonably necessary to provide for the qualified higher education expenses of the designated beneficiary. The Oregon 529 College Savings Board shall establish maximum contribution limits applicable to network accounts and shall require the provision of any information from the account owner and the designated beneficiary that the board deems necessary to establish these limits.

(5) Separate records and accounting shall be required for each account and reports shall be made no less frequently than annually to the account owner.

(6) The board may collect application, account or administrative fees to defray the costs of the network. [1999 c.746 §6; 2001 c.12 §5; 2003 c.280 §10]

Note: See note under 348.841 (Definitions for ORS 348.841 to 348.873).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 348—Student Aid; Education Stability Fund; Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors348.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information