Oregon Statutes - Chapter 65 - Nonprofit Corporations - Section 65.554 - Authorized distributions.

Unless prohibited by its articles or bylaws:

(1) A mutual benefit corporation may purchase its memberships and, under the circumstances indicated in ORS 65.147 and 65.171, a public benefit or religious corporation may purchase its memberships, if after the purchase is completed:

(a) The corporation would be able to pay its debts as they become due in the usual course of its activities; and

(b) The corporationís total assets would at least equal the sum of its total liabilities.

(2) A corporation may make distributions upon dissolution in conformity with ORS 65.621 to 65.674.

(3) A corporation may make distributions to a member which is a religious or public benefit corporation or a foreign nonprofit corporation which, if incorporated in this state, would qualify as a religious or public benefit corporation. [1989 c.1010 §129]


(Voluntary Dissolution)

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