2007 ORS 62.245¹
Missing certificates or evidence of interest in cooperative
  • missing records relating to redemption of interest in cooperative

(1) When a certificate of membership in a cooperative or a certificate for a share or shares of membership or capital stock, if certificated, in a cooperative, or other written evidence of the apportionment, distribution and payment of net proceeds or savings of the cooperative, or of any indebtedness or other equity interest in a cooperative, issued by a cooperative is missing, the cooperative shall issue a duplicate thereof upon the request of the owner and upon the furnishing of such indemnity as may be required by the cooperative.

(2) When records showing ownership of membership in a cooperative or of a share or shares of membership or capital stock in a cooperative, or of the apportionment, distribution and payment of net proceeds or savings of the cooperative, or of any indebtedness or other equity interest in a cooperative, are missing and if the information which is missing is necessary to a proposed redemption of any of the items described in this subsection, the cooperative may give notice and redeem the items as follows:

(a) The cooperative shall set aside an amount equal to the value of the items to be redeemed.

(b) The cooperative shall give notice of the redemption to all owners of items of which the cooperative has knowledge.

(c) If there are items the ownership of which is unknown to the cooperative, it shall publish notice of the redemption at least once a month for four months in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the registered office of the cooperative is located.

(d) After the completion of the publication, any unclaimed outstanding items represented by the missing records may then be terminated in accordance with the provisions of this chapter dealing with unclaimed distributions, redemptions or proceeds. [1957 c.716 §19; 1995 c.195 §6]

Chapter 62

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Homestead as applied to a shareholder-tenant in a co­op­er­a­tive apart­ment, (1971) Vol 35, p 897

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 62—Cooperatives, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­062.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 62, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­062ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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