2007 ORS 731.406¹
What certificate evidences
  • ownership of certificate

(1) An insurer’s subsisting certificate of authority is evidence of its authority to transact in this state the class or classes of insurance specified therein, either as direct insurer or as reinsurer or as both.

(2) Although issued to the insurer the certificate of authority is at all times the property of this state. Upon any suspension, revocation or termination thereof the insurer promptly shall deliver the certificate of authority to the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. [1967 c.359 §86]

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).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.