2007 ORS 731.371¹
Powers of reciprocal insurer regarding real estate

Except where inconsistent with other provisions of the Insurance Code, a reciprocal insurer in its own name, as in the case of an individual, may purchase, receive, own, hold, lease, mortgage, pledge or encumber by deed of trust or otherwise, manage and sell real estate for the purposes and objects of the insurer including, but not limited to, investment for the production of income or for its accommodation in the convenient transaction of its business. Any contract, including but not limited to a deed, lease, mortgage, deed of trust, purchase or sale agreement or any other contract to be executed in the name of the insurer, may be executed by the attorney in fact designated by the insurer’s subscribers. [1991 c.401 §35]

Note: 731.371 (Powers of reciprocal insurer regarding real estate) was added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 731 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 731

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Vehicle service contracts sold to purchasers by motorcycle and motor vehicle dealers as constituting sale of insurance, (1978) Vol 38, p 2218

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 731—Administration and General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 731, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731ano.­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.