ORS 731.512¹
Withdrawal of insurer
  • reinsurance

(1) No insurer shall withdraw from this state until its direct liability to its policyholders and obligees under all its insurance policies then in force in this state has been assumed by another authorized insurer under an agreement approved by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. In the case of a life insurer, its liability pursuant to policies issued in this state in settlement of proceeds under its policies shall likewise be so assumed.

(2) The director may waive this requirement if the director finds upon examination that a withdrawing insurer then is fully solvent and that the protection to be given its policyholders in this state will not be impaired by the waiver.

(3) The assuming insurer within a reasonable time shall replace the assumed insurance policies with its own, or by indorsement thereon acknowledge its liability thereunder.

(4) This section is in addition to the requirements of ORS 732.517 (Purpose of ORS 732.517 to 732.546) to 732.546 (Severability) and 742.150 (Approval by director) to 742.162 (Transfer and novation of policy effected by director). [1967 c.359 §105; 1995 c.30 §10]

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/­Archive/­2007ors731.­pdf (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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