2011 ORS § 731.365¹
Effect of transfer of domicile by domestic or foreign insurer
  • notice to director by transferring insurer

(1) The certificate of authority, insurance producer appointments and licenses, rates and other items allowed by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services pursuant to the discretion of the director that are in existence at the time an authorized insurer transfers its domicile to this or any other state as provided in ORS 731.363 (Authorized foreign insurer becoming domestic insurer) or 731.367 (Transfer of domicile by unincorporated authorized foreign insurer) or by merger, consolidation or any other lawful method shall continue in full force and effect upon the transfer if the insurer remains authorized to transact insurance in this state.

(2) All outstanding policies of a transferring insurer shall remain in full force and effect and need not be indorsed as to the new name of the insurer or its new location unless so ordered by the director. A transferring insurer shall file new policy forms with the director on or before the effective date of the transfer but may use existing policy forms with appropriate indorsements if allowed by the director, according to any conditions established by the director.

(3) Each transferring insurer shall notify the director of the details of the proposed transfer and shall file promptly any resulting amendments to corporate or other organizational documents filed or required to be filed with the director.

(4) This section applies to a domestic insurer that transfers its domicile to another state and to an authorized foreign insurer that transfers its domicile either to this state or to another state. [1995 c.639 §11; 1997 c.771 §25; 2003 c.364 §68]