Private Corporations

ORS 60.371
Required officers


A corporation has the officers described in its bylaws or appointed by the board of directors in accordance with the bylaws which shall include a president and a secretary.


A duly appointed officer may appoint one or more officers or assistant officers if such appointment is authorized by the bylaws or the board of directors.


The secretary shall have the responsibility for preparing minutes of the directors’ and shareholders’ meetings and for authenticating records of the corporation.


The same individual may simultaneously hold more than one office in a corporation. [1987 c.52 §89]
Chapter 60

Notes of Decisions

In General

Owner of corporate shares that does not meet definition for "shareholder" does not have statutorily created inspection rights. Yeoman v. Public Safety Center, Inc., 241 Or App 255, 250 P3d 411 (2011), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 58)

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corporation and individual; validity of partnership between a private corporation and an individual when corporation charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Citations

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 57)

18 WLR 123 (1982)

In General

24 WLR 203, 257, 275 (1988); 30 WLR 407 (1994)


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Jun. 26, 2021