2015 ORS 180.477¹
Attorney General’s directory
  • rules

(1) The Attorney General shall develop and make available for public inspection a directory listing all tobacco product manufacturers that have provided current and accurate certifications conforming to the requirements of ORS 180.471 (Manufacturer certification) and 180.474 (Nonparticipating manufacturer certification).

(2) The Attorney General may not include or retain in the directory the name of any nonparticipating manufacturer that fails to provide the required certification or whose certification the Attorney General determines is not in compliance with ORS 180.471 (Manufacturer certification) and 180.474 (Nonparticipating manufacturer certification), unless the Attorney General has determined that the violation has been cured to the satisfaction of the Attorney General. The Attorney General shall adopt rules defining the criteria by which the Attorney General will exercise the discretion granted by this subsection.

(3) The Attorney General may not include or retain in the directory a nonparticipating manufacturer if the Attorney General concludes that:

(a) Any escrow payment required from the nonparticipating manufacturer pursuant to ORS 323.816 (Required actions by manufacturer) for any period has not been fully paid into a qualified escrow fund governed by a qualified escrow agreement that has been approved by the Attorney General; or

(b) Any outstanding final judgment against the nonparticipating manufacturer, including interest thereon, for a violation of ORS 323.816 (Required actions by manufacturer) has not been fully satisfied.

(4) The Attorney General shall update the directory in order to correct mistakes and to add or remove a tobacco product manufacturer to keep the directory in conformity with the requirements of this section. The Attorney General shall update the directory with new tobacco product manufacturers upon receipt of an annual or supplemental certification listing new tobacco product manufacturers if the Attorney General determines that the annual or supplemental certification is in compliance with the requirements of ORS 180.471 (Manufacturer certification) and 180.474 (Nonparticipating manufacturer certification). The Attorney General shall make the determination about compliance within 45 days of receipt of the certification.

(5) The Attorney General shall:

(a) Create and maintain a list of persons, including but not limited to tobacco product manufacturers and distributors, that are interested in receiving electronic mail notifications of changes in the directory developed under this section;

(b) Develop a registration form to be completed by persons interested in receiving electronic mail notification of changes in the directory developed under this section that are not otherwise required by ORS 180.483 (Distributor obligations) (3) or rules adopted under ORS 180.489 (Quarterly escrow deposits) and 180.491 (Judicial review) to submit their electronic mail addresses to the Attorney General; and

(c) Immediately upon making any change in the directory developed under this section, send electronic mail notices of the change to all persons on the list created under this subsection. [2009 c.717 §10]

Chapter 180

Notes of Decisions

State Accident Insurance Fund Corpora­tion is subject to the pro­vi­sions of this chapter relating to legal representa­tion. Frohnmayer v. SAIF, 61 Or App 147, 655 P2d 1098 (1982), aff'd 294 Or 570, 660 P2d 1061 (1983)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Legal business of Oregon Medical Insurance Pool is not part of state's legal affairs and Attorney General may not provide advice or legal assistance to pool or its board of directors except at request of state of­fi­cer or agency, (1989) Vol 46, p 155


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 180—Attorney General; Department of Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors180.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 180, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano180.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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