2017 ORS 696.243¹
Substituting copy for original canceled check allowed
  • electronic fund transfers

(1) Any principal real estate broker, licensed real estate property manager or escrow agent who is required by the Real Estate Commissioner to maintain the canceled checks used to disburse moneys from the real estate licensee’s clients’ trust account may substitute a copy of the original canceled check, if the copy is provided by a bank and is produced by optical imaging or other process that accurately reproduces the original or forms a durable medium for reproducing the original, and the copy is at least 300 dots per inch in quality.

(2) A principal real estate broker, licensed real estate property manager or escrow agent may use electronic fund transfers for the deposit into or for withdrawal from a clients’ trust account established under ORS 696.241 (Clients’ trust accounts) or 696.578 (Deposit and designation of funds held in escrow), if the bank provides to the real estate licensee an accurate paper record of the deposits and withdrawals.

(3) As used in subsection (2) of this section, “electronic fund transfer” has the meaning set forth in section 903 of the Electronic Transfer Act (P.L. 90-321, 15 U.S.C. 1693a). [1995 c.760 §4; 2001 c.300 §22; 2017 c.234 §16]

Note: 696.243 (Substituting copy for original canceled check allowed) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 696 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 696

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Sales of subdivision lots by mobile home salespeople, (1975) Vol 37, p 865; sales or offers of interests in limited partnerships to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 696—Real Estate and Escrow Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors696.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 696, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano696.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.