2017 ORS 709.040¹
Securities eligible for deposit

The securities mentioned in ORS 709.030 (Approval to transact trust business) may only be of the following classes:

(1) Interest-bearing bonds, notes or obligations of the United States including those of its agencies and instrumentalities, or bonds, notes or obligations for which the faith of the United States is pledged for the payment of the principal and interest.

(2) Bonds or other obligations of the State of Oregon, any county of this state or any incorporated city, town or school or port district of this state having a population of not less than 2,000 as shown by the last federal census, or bonds of any other state, any county, incorporated city, town or school or port district therein having a population of not less than 25,000, as shown by the last federal census, if:

(a) The bonds or obligations are issued in compliance with the constitution and laws of the applicable state;

(b) The bonds or obligations are a general obligation of the state, city, town or school or port district issuing the bonds; and

(c) There has been no default in payment of either principal or interest on any of the general obligations of the state, county, incorporated city, town or school or port district for a period of five years preceding the date of the deposit.

(3) Notes or bonds secured by first liens upon improved real estate in this state or any other state if the obligation, plus taxes not due and bonded indebtedness for public improvements not due, do not exceed 50 percent of the reasonable market value of the real estate. The trust company shall file in support of a real estate obligation, such appraisal, evidence of merchantable title and insurance as may be required by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. [Amended by 1973 c.797 §184; 1997 c.631 §204]

Chapter 709

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability of licensing and registra­tion require­ments under Bank Act to loan solicita­tion office operating in Oregon, (1985) Vol. 44, p 378

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 709—Regulation of Trust Business, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors709.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 709, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano709.­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.