ORS 723.196¹
Meeting of members
  • mail or electronic ballots

(1) The annual meeting and any special meetings of the members of the credit union shall be held at the time and in the manner indicated by the bylaws.

(2) At meetings described in subsection (1) of this section, a member has one vote, irrespective of the amount of that member’s shareholdings. A member may not vote by proxy, but a member may vote by mail or electronic ballot if allowed by the bylaws of the credit union. The board of directors shall establish procedures to safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of the voting process. As used in this subsection, “electronic” has the meaning given that term in ORS 84.004 (Definitions for ORS 84.001 to 84.061).

(3) The board may establish a minimum age as a qualification of eligibility to vote at meetings of the members. [1975 c.652 §23; 1999 c.185 §12; 2005 c.95 §5; 2019 c.45 §3]

Chapter 723

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Political contribu­tions by savings and loan associa­tion or a credit union, (1974) Vol 37, p 144; depositing deferred salaries of state employes in state-chartered credit unions, (1977) Vol 38, p 911; authority of state chartered credit unions to enlarge membership to include govern­mental units participating in deferred compensa­tion plans, (1977) Vol 38, p 1188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 723—Credit Unions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors723.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 723, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano723.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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