2011 ORS § 731.841¹
Conditions under which local authority to tax insurer is preempted

If, on account of the provisions of section 2, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 1995, and the amendments to ORS 731.840 (Retaliatory or corporate excise tax in lieu of certain taxes) by section 6, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 1995, the amendments to ORS 750.329 (Taxation) by section 11, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 1995, the amendments to ORS 317.010 (Definitions) by section 12, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 1995, and the amendments to ORS 317.080 (Exempt corporations) by section 13, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 1995, any insurer authorized to transact business in Oregon on January 1, 1997, is subject to the local taxes, licenses and fees described in ORS 731.840 (Retaliatory or corporate excise tax in lieu of certain taxes) (4)(a) as of January 1, 1997, and was not so subject before January 1, 1997, the authority of the local government to impose those taxes is preempted by the State of Oregon and no county, city, district or other political subdivision or agency in this state shall levy or impose upon such insurer, or upon its insurance producers or representatives, any excise, privilege, franchise, income, license, permit, registration or similar tax, license or fee. [1995 c.786 §20; 2003 c.364 §79]

Note: 731.841 (Conditions under which local authority to tax insurer is preempted) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 731 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.