ORS 74A.1030¹
Payment order
  • definitions

(1) As used in this chapter:

(a) “Beneficiary” means the person to be paid by the beneficiary’s bank.

(b) “Beneficiary’s bank” means the bank identified in a payment order in which an account for the beneficiary is to be credited pursuant to the order or which otherwise is to make payment to the beneficiary if the order does not provide for payment to an account.

(c) “Payment order” means an instruction of a sender to a receiving bank, transmitted orally, electronically or in writing, to pay, or to cause another bank to pay, a fixed or determinable amount of money to a beneficiary if:

(A) The instruction does not state a condition for payment to the beneficiary other than time of payment;

(B) The receiving bank is to be reimbursed by debiting an account of, or otherwise receiving payment from, the sender; and

(C) The instruction is transmitted by the sender directly to the receiving bank or to an agent, funds-transfer system or communication system for transmittal to the receiving bank.

(d) “Receiving bank” means the bank to which the sender’s instruction is addressed.

(e) “Sender” means the person giving the instruction to the receiving bank.

(2) If an instruction complying with subsection (1)(c) of this section is to make more than one payment to a beneficiary, the instruction is a separate payment order with respect to each payment.

(3) A payment order is issued when it is sent to the receiving bank. [1991 c.442 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 74A—Funds Transfers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors074A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information