2015 ORS 293.470¹
Payment on lost, stolen or destroyed instruments
  • indemnity bonds not required

(1) An instrument may be paid without presentment if the person claiming to be the lawful owner of the instrument satisfies the officer by whom payment is to be made that the instrument has been lost, stolen or destroyed prior to the claimant’s having received value for the instrument or having negotiated the instrument, in compliance with ORS 293.475 (Issuance of duplicate instrument).

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person, including an officer or employee, is not required to furnish a bond of indemnity for the amount of the lost instrument in cases of destroyed, stolen or lost instruments, but is required to furnish a statement as provided in ORS 293.475 (Issuance of duplicate instrument). [Formerly 291.518; 1967 c.221 §1; 1973 c.478 §1; 1979 c.763 §1; 2005 c.110 §2]

Chapter 293

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Duty or authority of Secretary of State to con­duct performance audits, (1985) Vol. 44, p 381


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 293—Administration of Public Funds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors293.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 293, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano293.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.