2011 ORS § 731.402¹
Issuance or refusal of certificate of authority

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall issue to an insurer a certificate of authority if upon completion of the application for a certificate of authority by the insurer the director finds, from the application and such other investigation and information the director may acquire, that the insurer is fully qualified and entitled thereto under the Insurance Code.

(2) The director shall take all necessary action and shall either issue or refuse to issue a certificate of authority within a reasonable time after the completion of the application for such authority.

(3) The certificate of authority, if issued, shall specify the class or classes of insurance the insurer is authorized to transact in this state. The director may issue authority limited to particular subclasses of insurance or types of insurance coverages within the scope of a class of insurance. [1967 c.359 §85]