2017 ORS 656.044¹
State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may insure liability under Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
  • procedure
  • cancellation

(1) The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may insure Oregon employers against their liability for compensation under the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 901 to 950) or any Act amendatory or supplementary thereto or in lieu thereof, as fully as any private insurance carrier.

(2) The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may, from time to time, fix rates of contributions to be paid by such employers. These rates shall be based upon the costs of inspection and other administration, the hazard of the occupation and the accident experience of the employers. The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may require a minimum annual premium, contributions, assessments and fees from such employers.

(3) All claims for compensation and other costs arising from such insurance shall be paid from the Industrial Accident Fund.

(4) The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation or any employer may cancel any insurance coverage issued under this section by giving notice as required by the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, or the rules or regulations made in pursuance thereof. [Amended by 1965 c.285 §13; 1981 c.876 §2]

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having af­firm­a­tive of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion generally apply to pending cases and to orders still ap­pealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Air­lines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion do not extend or shorten procedural time limita­tions with regard to ac­tions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 656—Workers’ Compensation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors656.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano656.­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.