2017 ORS 243.025¹
Issuance of $10,000 life insurance certificate

When the Oregon Department of Administrative Services has awarded the contract under ORS 243.015 (Life insurance for police and firefighters), every police officer and firefighter in the service of a public employer shall be issued, pursuant to the contract provided for in ORS 243.015 (Life insurance for police and firefighters), a certificate of insurance in the face amount of $10,000, covering death caused by injury sustained during working hours as a police officer or firefighter or death resulting from such an injury within 365 days. The insurance certificate shall set forth the names of any beneficiaries whom the insured may designate. [1971 c.692 §8; 1973 c.409 §2; 1991 c.67 §63]

Notes of Decisions

Retire­ment and life insurance benefits for police of­fi­cers and firemen are matters of predominantly state concern, rather than local concern. La Grande/Astoria v. Public Employes Retire­ment Board, 281 Or 137, 576 P2d 1204 (1978)

Const. Art. XI §2, providing that “Legislative Assembly shall not enact, amend, or repeal any charter or act of incorpora­tion for any municipality, city or town,” did not deny legislature authority to enact statewide standards for police and fire fighters retire­ment and insurance benefits. La Grande/Astoria v. PERB, 284 Or 173, 586 P2d 765 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of po­lit­i­cal subdivision participating in Public Employes’ Retire­ment System to obtain fringe benefit plans for employes, (1975) Vol 37, p 714

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes’ parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.