Oregon Statutes - Chapter 743 - Health and Life Insurance - Section 743.228 - Acts of corporate insured or beneficiary with respect to policy.

(1) Whenever a corporation organized under the laws of this state or qualified to do business in this state has caused to be insured the life of any director, officer, agent or employee, or whenever such corporation is named as a beneficiary in or assignee of any life insurance policy, due authority to effect, assign, release, relinquish, convert, surrender, change the beneficiary or take any other or different action with reference to such insurance shall be sufficiently evidenced to the insurer by a written statement under oath showing that such action has been approved by a majority of the board of directors. Such a statement shall be signed by the president and secretary of the corporation and bear the corporate seal.

(2) Such a statement shall be binding upon the corporation and shall protect the insurer concerned in any act done or suffered by it upon the faith thereof without further inquiry into the validity of the corporate authority or the regularity of the corporate proceedings.

(3) No person shall be disqualified by reason of interest in the subject matter from acting as a director or as a member of the executive committee of such a corporation on any corporate act touching such insurance. [Formerly 739.415]

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