2017 ORS 656.423¹
Cancellation of coverage by employer
  • notice required

(1) An insured employer may cancel coverage with the insurer by giving the insurer at least 30 days’ written notice, unless a shorter period is permitted by subsection (3) of this section.

(2) Cancellation of coverage is effective at 12 midnight 30 days after the date the cancellation notice is received by an authorized representative of the insurer, unless a later date is specified.

(3) An employer may cancel coverage effective less than 30 days after written notice is received by an authorized representative of the insurer by providing other coverage, by becoming a self-insured employer or by agreement of the employer and the insurer. A cancellation under this subsection is effective immediately upon the effective date of the other coverage, on the effective date of certification as a self-insured employer or on a date agreed upon in writing by the employer and insurer.

(4) The insurer shall file a notice of cancellation with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services within 10 calendar days after the effective date of the cancellation or the date on which the insurer receives the notice required under subsection (1) of this section, whichever is later. The notice required under this subsection shall be in the form and manner and shall contain any information that the director may prescribe by rule. [1975 c.556 §31; 1981 c.854 §29; 2003 c.170 §4; 2007 c.241 §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.