2017 ORS 732.225¹
Impairment of required capitalization prohibited
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No domestic insurer shall reduce its combined capital and surplus by partial distribution of its assets, by payment in the form of a dividend to stockholders or otherwise, below:

(1) Its required capitalization; or

(2) A greater amount which the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, by rule or by order after hearing upon the motion of the director or the petition of any interested person, finds necessary to avoid injury or prejudice to the interest of policyholders or creditors. [1967 c.359 §168]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 732—Organization and Corporate Procedures of Domestic Insurers; Regulation of Insurers Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors732.­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.