2011 ORS § 671.562¹
Landscape contracting business workers compensation coverage

(1) A landscape contracting business that qualifies under ORS 671.525 (Applicant for landscape contracting business license required to be independent contractor) to be classified as a nonexempt independent contractor must maintain workers compensation insurance coverage in effect for all employees of the landscape contracting business.

(2) A landscape contracting business licensee that qualifies under ORS 671.525 (Applicant for landscape contracting business license required to be independent contractor) to be classified as an exempt independent contractor, and that has entered into a contract with a worker leasing company or temporary service provider for the supplying of workers to the landscaping business, must verify that workers compensation insurance coverage is maintained in effect for all leasing company or service provider employees supplied for use by the business. As used in this subsection, worker leasing company and temporary service provider have the meanings given those terms under ORS 656.850 (License). [2011 c.283 §3]

Note: Section 7, chapter 283, Oregon Laws 2011, provides:

Sec. 7. Section 3 of this 2011 Act [671.562 (Landscape contracting business workers compensation coverage)] applies to a landscape contracting business that uses worker leasing company or temporary service provider employees on or after the effective date of this 2011 Act [January 1, 2012] under a contract entered into before, on or after the effective date of this 2011 Act. However, section 3 of this 2011 Act does not require a worker leasing company or temporary service provider to alter any rights or duties of the leasing company or service provider under a contract entered into before the effective date of this 2011 Act. [2011 c.283 §7]