2015 ORS 656.504¹
Rates, charges, fees and reports by employers insured by State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation

(1) Every employer insured by the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation shall pay to the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation on or before the 15th day of each month, for insurance coverage, a percentage of the employers total payroll for the preceding calendar month of subject workers according to and at the rates promulgated by the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation under ORS 656.508 (Authority to fix premium rates for employers) and shall forward to the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation on or before the 15th day of each month a signed statement showing the employers total payroll for the preceding calendar month, the kind of work performed, the number of workers and the number of days worked. The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may establish other reporting periods and payment-due dates and in lieu of payment based upon a percentage of total payroll may promulgate rates to be paid by employers insured with the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation utilizing a certain number of cents for each work-hour worked by workers in such employers employ. Each such employer shall also pay an annual fee, deposit and minimum premium in such amount and at such time as the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation shall prescribe, to the Industrial Accident Fund for each calendar year. Each such employer may be required to pay a registration fee in such amount and at such time as the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation shall prescribe. The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may vary the amount of these fees and minimum premium by employer groupings, accept them in lieu of the other premiums which are based on the employers payroll, and may adjust the period of application from a calendar year to a fiscal year.

(2) The State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may provide for a short rate premium applicable to employers who cancel their coverage with the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation prior to the expiration of the coverage period using a standard short rate table. [Amended by 1957 c.441 §3; 1959 c.450 §6; 1965 c.285 §69; 1967 c.341 §8; 1979 c.348 §2; 1981 c.535 §11; 1981 c.854 §33]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano656.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.