2017 ORS 656.075¹
Exemption from coverage for newspaper carriers
  • casualty insurance and other requirements

An individual qualifies for the exemption provided in ORS 656.027 (Who are subject workers) only if the newspaper publishing company or independent newspaper dealer or contractor utilizing the individual:

(1) Encourages any minor so utilized to remain in school and attend classes;

(2) Encourages any minor so utilized to not allow newspaper carrier duties to interfere with any school activities of the individual;

(3) Provides accident insurance coverage for the individual while the individual is engaged in newspaper carrier duties that is at least equal to the following:

(a) $250,000 unallocated hospital and medical benefits;

(b) $10 per week lost time benefits for a period of 52 weeks; and

(c) $5,000 accidental death and dismemberment benefit; and

(4) Provides the individual with a clear, written explanation or description of the amount and the terms and conditions of the insurance coverage required by this section, including a specific statement that the insurance coverage is in lieu of benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Law. [1977 c.835 §4; 1981 c.535 §53]

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.