2007 ORS 731.590¹
"Insurer" defined for ORS 731.592 and 731.594

As used in ORS 731.592 (Reporting criminal conduct involving insurance) and 731.594 (Immunity from civil liability), "insurer" includes, but is not limited to:

(1) An insurer, as defined in ORS 731.106 ("Insurer").

(2) A health care service contractor, as defined in ORS 750.005 (Definitions), including, but not limited to, a health maintenance organization.

(3) A multiple employer welfare arrangement, as defined in ORS 750.301 (Definitions for ORS 750.301 to 750.341).

(4) A legal entity that is self-insured and provides insurance services to its employees.

(5) A guaranty contract insurer, as defined in ORS 656.005 (Definitions).

(6) An employer authorized under ORS chapter 656 to self-insure its workers’ compensation risk.

(7) A fraternal benefit society, as described in ORS 748.106 (Description of fraternal benefit society).

(8) An insurance producer, as defined in ORS 731.104 ("Insurance producer"). [1999 c.633 §2; 2003 c.364 §73]

Note: The amendments to 731.590 ("Insurer" defined for ORS 731.592 and 731.594) by section 25, chapter 241, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative July 1, 2009. See section 31, chapter 241, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2009, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

731.590 ("Insurer" defined for ORS 731.592 and 731.594). As used in ORS 731.592 (Reporting criminal conduct involving insurance) and 731.594 (Immunity from civil liability), "insurer" includes, but is not limited to:

(1) An insurer, as defined in ORS 731.106 ("Insurer").

(2) A health care service contractor, as defined in ORS 750.005 (Definitions), including, but not limited to, a health maintenance organization.

(3) A multiple employer welfare arrangement, as defined in ORS 750.301 (Definitions for ORS 750.301 to 750.341).

(4) A legal entity that is self-insured and provides insurance services to its employees.

(5) An insurer, as defined in ORS 656.005 (Definitions).

(6) An employer authorized under ORS chapter 656 to self-insure its workers’ compensation risk.

(7) A fraternal benefit society, as described in ORS 748.106 (Description of fraternal benefit society).

(8) An insurance producer, as defined in ORS 731.104 ("Insurance producer").

Note: 731.590 ("Insurer" defined for ORS 731.592 and 731.594) to 731.594 (Immunity from civil liability) were added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but were not added to ORS chapter 731 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.