ORS 733.510¹
Investments of insurers
  • rules

(1) Funds of a domestic insurer shall be invested, reinvested and used in the manner and subject to the conditions, restrictions and limitations set forth in ORS 733.510 (Investments of insurers) to 733.780 (Prohibited investments).

(2) Investments of a foreign or alien insurer which would be authorized for a like domestic insurer shall be allowed as assets in any determination of its financial condition. Other investments of a foreign or alien insurer which are authorized by the laws of its domicile may be so allowed at the discretion of the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

(3) The director may adopt rules establishing standards and limitations for investments by insurers that are not otherwise specifically permitted or prohibited by ORS 733.510 (Investments of insurers) to 733.780 (Prohibited investments).

(4) The investment program of an insurer must take into account the safety of the principal of the insurer, investment yield and return, stability in the value of the investment, liquidity necessary for expected business needs of the insurer and investment diversification according to standards established by rule. The director may direct an insurer to take action to conform to the requirements of this subsection. [Formerly 738.235; 1989 c.425 §2; 1993 c.447 §21]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 733—Accounting and Investments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors733.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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. Currency Information