2017 ORS 656.434¹
Certification effective until canceled or revoked
  • revocation of certificate

(1) A certification issued under ORS 656.430 (Certification of self-insured employer) remains in effect until:

(a) Revoked by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services as provided by this section and ORS 656.440 (Notice of certificate revocation); or

(b) Canceled by the employer with the approval of the director.

(2) The director may revoke the certification of a self-insured employer if:

(a) The employer fails to comply with ORS 656.407 (Qualifications of insured employers) or 656.430 (Certification of self-insured employer) or is in default as described in ORS 656.443 (Procedure upon default by employer or self-insured employer group); or

(b) The employer commits any violation for which a civil penalty could be assessed under ORS 656.745 (Civil penalty for inducing failure to report claims).

(3) When the certification of a self-insured employer is revoked, or when an employer terminates in a self-insured employer group, that employer must immediately comply with ORS 656.017 (Employer required to pay compensation and perform other duties) (1). If the employer fails to so comply, notwithstanding ORS 656.052 (Prohibition against employment without coverage) (3), the director immediately may file suit in the circuit court of the county in which the employer resides or employs workers. Upon filing of such a suit, the court shall set a date for hearing and shall cause notice thereof to be served on the employer. The hearing shall be not less than five nor more than 15 days from the date of service of the notice. Upon commencement of the suit, the circuit court shall enjoin the employer from further employing workers until the employer complies with ORS 656.017 (Employer required to pay compensation and perform other duties) (1). [1975 c.556 §34; 1979 c.845 §2; 1981 c.535 §39; 2014 c.48 §5]

Law Review Cita­tions

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

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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.