2007 ORS 731.466¹
Power of attorney for reciprocal insurer

(1) The rights and power of the attorney of a reciprocal insurer shall be as provided in the power of attorney given it by the subscribers.

(2) The power of attorney must set forth:

(a) The powers of the attorney.

(b) That the attorney may accept service of process on behalf of the insurer.

(c) The services to be performed by the attorney in general.

(d) The maximum amount to be deducted from advance premiums or deposits to be paid to the attorney.

(e) Except as to nonassessable policies, a provision for a contingent several liability of each subscriber in a specified amount not less than one nor more than 10 times the premium or premium deposit stated in the policy.

(3) The power of attorney may:

(a) Provide for the right of substitution of the attorney and revocation of the power of attorney and rights thereunder;

(b) Impose such restrictions upon the exercise of the power as are agreed upon by the subscribers;

(c) Provide for the exercise of any right reserved to the subscribers directly or through their advisory committee; and

(d) Contain other lawful provisions.

(4) The terms of any power of attorney or agreement collateral thereto shall be reasonable and equitable, and no such power or agreement or any amendment thereof, shall be used or be effective in this state until approved by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. [1967 c.359 §101; 1997 c.249 §217]

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.