ORS 717.205¹
License required to conduct money transmission business
  • relationship to banking

(1) A person, other than a person that is exempt under ORS 717.210 (Exemptions), may not conduct a money transmission business without a license as provided in ORS 717.200 (Definitions) to 717.320 (Short title), 717.900 (Civil penalties) and 717.905 (Criminal penalties).

(2) A licensee may conduct business in this state at one or more locations that are directly or indirectly owned by the licensee, or through one or more authorized delegates, or both. A licensee is required to obtain only one license under ORS 717.200 (Definitions) to 717.320 (Short title), 717.900 (Civil penalties) and 717.905 (Criminal penalties).

(3) The conduct of a money transmission business by itself does not constitute banking or branch banking for the purposes of the Bank Act.

(4) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services has jurisdiction over a person conducting a money transmission business whether or not the person is a licensee or authorized delegate. [1999 c.571 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 717—Money Transmission, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors717.­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