2007 ORS 731.369¹
Requirements of reciprocal insurers generally

(1) A reciprocal insurer, through its attorney, shall file with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services a declaration, verified by the oath of such attorney, setting forth:

(a) The name or title of the reciprocal insurer.

(b) The location of the principal office of the reciprocal insurer.

(c) The class or classes of insurance to be effected or exchanged.

(d) A copy of the form of power of attorney or instrument under which such insurance is to be effected or exchanged.

(e) A copy of the policy under or by which such contracts of insurance are effected or exchanged among the subscribers.

(f) That applications have been made for insurance in the amounts required by subsection (2) of this section, and that such applications will be concurrently effective when the reciprocal insurer is authorized to commence business by the director.

(g) If a foreign or alien reciprocal insurer, that there has been deposited and shall be maintained at all times with the State Treasurer or other proper official of the state in which the insurer is domiciled $50,000 in cash or securities, as a general deposit for the benefit of subscribers wherever located. Where the laws of the home state do not provide for the acceptance of such a deposit, the deposit may be made with a bank or trust company in escrow subject to the control of the insurance commissioner of the home state, and such deposit shall be released only upon the written order of such insurance commissioner. A certification from the insurance director or other proper state official of the state in which the reciprocal insurer is domiciled shall be attached to the application for the certificate of authority.

(2) The reciprocal insurer must have bona fide applications for insurance aggregating not less than $3 million upon at least 200 risks, except in the case of wet marine hull insurance written by a domestic reciprocal insurer for persons whose earned income, in whole or in part, is derived from taking and selling food resources living in an ocean, bay or river, the applications must cover at least 25 hulls and the insurance must aggregate at least $125,000.

(3) The applicant shall furnish any other relevant information required by the director, except no reciprocal insurer shall be required to furnish or file the names or addresses of its policyholders or subscribers. [Formerly 731.366]

Chapter 731

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Vehicle service contracts sold to purchasers by motorcycle and motor vehicle dealers as constituting sale of insurance, (1978) Vol 38, p 2218

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 731—Administration and General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 731, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­731ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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