2017 ORS 725.140¹
Issuance of license
  • conditions

(1) Conditioned upon an applicant’s compliance with this chapter and the payment of the license fee, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, within 90 days after the date the applicant filed the application described in ORS 725.120 (Application for license), shall disapprove the application or shall issue and deliver a license to the applicant to make loans in accordance with this chapter at the location specified in the application. However, before issuing a license, the director must first find upon investigation that:

(a) The financial responsibility, experience, character and general fitness of the applicant, and of the members thereof if the applicant is a partnership or association, and of the officers and directors thereof if the applicant is a corporation, are such as to command the confidence of the community and to warrant the belief that the business will be operated honestly, fairly and efficiently within the purposes of this chapter;

(b) Grounds to disapprove an application described in ORS 725.145 (Disapproval of application for license) do not exist and that, in the judgment of the director, no other reasons or conditions warrant the refusal to grant a license; and

(c) The applicant obtained a corporate surety bond that meets the requirements specified in ORS 86A.227 (Corporate surety bond required) if the applicant employs or intends to employ a mortgage loan originator, as defined in ORS 86A.200 (Definitions), or is otherwise subject to ORS 86A.200 (Definitions) to 86A.239 (Display of license and unique identifier).

(2) A license issued under this section is a continuing license and will remain in full force and effect until the licensee surrenders the license as provided in ORS 725.250 (Surrender of license) or the director revokes or suspends the license as provided in ORS 725.230 (Revocation and suspension of licenses). [Amended by 1955 c.71 §5; 1963 c.167 §1; 1977 c.135 §50; 1985 c.762 §115; 1999 c.469 §2; 2009 c.863 §34]

Chapter 725

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 725—Consumer Finance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors725.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 725, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano725.­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.