2017 ORS 733.670¹
Investment of funds under “prudent investor” standard

(1) Funds of an insurer may be invested in a manner not expressly prohibited under ORS 732.325 (Certain transactions and compensation between insurers and directors, trustees, officers, agents or employees prohibited) and 733.780 (Prohibited investments), provided such investments are made in the exercise of the judgment and care under the circumstances then prevailing which investors of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs not in regard to speculation but in regard to the permanent disposition of their funds, considering the probable income as well as the probable safety of their capital.

(2) Funds invested under this section shall not exceed the lesser of seven and one-half percent of the insurer’s assets or the excess of the insurer’s assets over all liabilities and required capitalization.

(3) If the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services has reason to believe that loans or investments made pursuant to this section are not adequately secured or are not yielding an income the director may direct the insurer to report under oath the amount of such loans or investments, the security therefor and its market value. [Formerly 738.305; 1979 c.846 §2; 1989 c.425 §4a]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 733—Accounting and Investments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors733.­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.