ORS 716.594¹
Authority of Oregon savings bank to acquire corporation licensed as insurance producer
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An Oregon savings bank may acquire and hold all or part of the stock of a corporation that is or may thereafter be licensed as an insurance producer as required by ORS 744.053 (Requirements to be licensed as insurance producer for class of insurance) to transact one or more of the classes of insurance described in ORS 744.062 (Issuance of insurance producer license), subject to the following requirements:

(1) The acquisition and holding of such stock shall be subject to the approval of the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. The director shall base consideration for approval on the condition of the Oregon savings bank, the adequacy of a formal business plan for the insurance activities and the existence of satisfactory management for the corporation.

(2) The director may revoke or restrict the ongoing authority of the Oregon savings bank to hold stock in the corporation if the condition of the Oregon savings bank substantially deteriorates or if the insurance activities are adversely affecting the Oregon savings bank.

(3) For each calendar year during which an Oregon savings bank owns all or part of any corporation licensed as an insurance producer as required by ORS 744.053 (Requirements to be licensed as insurance producer for class of insurance), the Oregon savings bank shall file a written report with the director. The report shall be filed no later than March 31 of the following year and shall disclose the insurance activities of the corporation. The required contents of the report shall be established by the director by rule. The reports filed with the director under this subsection shall be available for public inspection in the office of the director.

(4) The corporation shall not in any manner use customer information obtained by the Oregon savings bank from another insurance producer to promote, develop or solicit insurance business for the corporation unless the other insurance producer consents to such use of the customer information.

(5) The corporation shall be subject to the limitations applicable to depository institutions under ORS 746.213 (Definitions for ORS 746.213 to 746.219) to 746.219 (Investigatory powers). For the purpose of this subsection, "depository institution" has the meaning given that term in ORS 746.213 (Definitions for ORS 746.213 to 746.219). [1987 c.916 §7; 1989 c.331 §31; 1989 c.701 §67; 1997 c.831 §§4,4a; 2001 c.191 §55; 2003 c.363 §10; 2003 c.364 §61a; 2005 c.194 §3]


Chapter 716

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability of licensing and registra­tion require­ments under Bank Act to loan solicita­tion office operating in Oregon, (1985) Vol. 44, p 378

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 716—Savings Banks, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors716.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 716, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­716ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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