2017 ORS 656.560¹
Default in payment of premiums, fees, assessments or deposit
  • remedies

(1) When any payment of premiums, fees and assessments required by this chapter to be made by an employer insured with the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation on the account of the employer or on account of workers employed by that employer becomes due, interest at the rate of one percent per month or fraction thereof shall be added to the amount of such payment commencing with the first day of the month following the date upon which such payment became due.

(2) If any employer insured with the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation fails to make and maintain the deposit provided in ORS 656.552 (Deposit of cash, bond or letter of credit to secure payment of employer’s premiums) or fails to make payment of premiums, fees and assessments required within 30 days after a written demand by the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation, such employer is in default and is also subject to a penalty of 10 percent of the amount then due. The written demand shall be mailed to the employer at the last-known address of the employer by registered or certified mail. A copy of the demand shall at the same time be sent to the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

(3) The amount at any time due, together with interest thereon, and penalty for nonpayment thereof, may be collected by the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation in the same action.

(4) Every employer in default, as provided in this section, upon receipt of notice thereof, shall display such notice of default by posting it in a place accessible to the workers in such manner as to inform the workers of such default. [Amended by 1965 c.285 §73a; 1969 c.248 §1; 1971 c.73 §1; 1975 c.556 §44; 1981 c.854 §39]

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.