Oregon Statutes - Chapter 295 - Depositories of Public Funds and Securities - Section 295.081 - Time deposits.

(1) Subject to ORS 295.002, 295.015 and 295.018, any depository may offer in writing to accept from the State Treasurer time deposits without limitation in amount or in an aggregate amount therein stated and to pay interest on the time deposits at rates specified in the offer. The offer shall be a continuing offer until it is modified or withdrawn by notice in writing delivered or mailed by registered or certified mail to the State Treasurer. While the offer continues in effect, the depository is bound to accept upon the terms therein specified time deposits tendered by the State Treasurer.

(2) Any funds deposited by the State Treasurer on a time basis shall be deposited at the highest rate of interest available for the amount and term of the deposit.

(3) The State Treasurer shall establish time deposits so as to make the deposited moneys as productive as possible, and shall exercise the judgment and care which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs, considering the probable income and the probable safety of the moneys deposited, including the distribution of the deposits among depositories so as to minimize the possibility of loss of moneys. [Formerly 295.115]

Note: The amendments to 295.081 (formerly 295.115) by section 23, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative July 1, 2008, and apply to all public funds on deposit on or after July 1, 2008. See sections 36 and 37, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007, as amended by sections 39 and 40, chapter 871, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative until July 1, 2008, is set forth for the userís convenience.

295.081. (1) Any depository may offer in writing to accept from the State Treasurer time deposits without limitation in amount or in an aggregate amount therein stated and to pay interest on the time deposits at rates specified in the offer. The offer shall be a continuing offer until it is modified or withdrawn by notice in writing delivered or mailed by registered or certified mail to the State Treasurer. While the offer continues in effect, the depository is bound to accept upon the terms therein specified time deposits tendered by the State Treasurer.

(2) Any funds deposited by the State Treasurer on a time basis shall be deposited at the highest rate of interest available for the amount and term of the deposit.

(3) The State Treasurer shall establish time deposits so as to make the deposited moneys as productive as possible, and shall exercise the judgment and care which persons of prudence, discretion and intelligence exercise in the management of their own affairs, considering the probable income and the probable safety of the moneys deposited, including the distribution of the deposits among depositories so as to minimize the possibility of loss of moneys.

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