2017 ORS 545.651¹
Constructive consent of holders of outstanding indebtedness
  • procedure for obtaining consent
  • petition

(1) For the purpose of obtaining constructive consent of the unknown owners or holders of the bonds or other evidences of indebtedness, who have not either personally or through a protective committee become party to the contract executed in accordance with ORS 545.643 (Contract providing plan of liquidation) to 545.667 (State Treasurer as depository), the board of directors shall file a petition in rem verified by the oath of the president or secretary of the district. The petition shall substantially describe the terms and conditions of the contract executed by the district for the liquidation of the bonds or other evidences of indebtedness. The petition shall be filed in the circuit court for the county in which the office of the district is located.

(2) The petition shall further state what percentage of owners or holders of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness have become parties to the contract. The percentage shall be not less than 80 percent of those owners or holders. The petition shall further set forth what steps have been taken to get the consent of all nonconsenting owners or holders of the bonds or other evidences of indebtedness. [Formerly 545.320]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors545.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.