2015 ORS 94.626¹
Corporate dissolution of association

(1) If a homeowners association is at any time dissolved, whether inadvertently or deliberately:

(a) The association automatically continues as an unincorporated association under the same name.

(b) The unincorporated association:

(A) Has all the property, powers and obligations of the incorporated association existing immediately prior to dissolution;

(B) Shall be governed by the bylaws and, to the extent applicable, the articles of incorporation of the incorporated association; and

(C) Shall be served by the members of the board of directors and the officers who served immediately prior to dissolution.

(2) A separate association is not created when an association is reinstated after administrative dissolution under ORS 65.654 (Reinstatement following administrative dissolution) or again incorporated following dissolution. The association automatically continues without any further action by incorporators, directors or officers that may otherwise be required under ORS chapter 65.

(3)(a) The association described in subsection (2) of this section has all the property, powers and obligations of the unincorporated association that existed immediately prior to incorporation or reinstatement.

(b) The bylaws in effect immediately prior to incorporation or reinstatement constitute the bylaws of the incorporated association.

(c) The members of the board of directors and the officers continue to serve as directors and officers.

(4) The provisions of this section apply notwithstanding any provision of a governing document of a planned community that appears to be contrary. [2009 c.641 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 94—Real Property Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors094.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.