2017 ORS 656.702¹
Disclosure of records of corporation, department and insurers

(1)(a) The records of the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation are subject to ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department).

(b) Notwithstanding ORS 192.355 (Public records exempt from disclosure), the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation shall make the accident experience records of the corporation available to a bona fide rating organization to assist in making workers’ compensation rates. Costs involved in making the records available shall be borne by the rating organization. Accident experience records of carrier-insured employers shall also be available on the same terms to assist in making such rates.

(2) Disclosure of workers’ compensation claim records of the Department of Consumer and Business Services is governed by ORS 192.355 (Public records exempt from disclosure) (20). [Formerly 656.426; 1973 c.794 §33a; 1975 c.556 §48; 1987 c.884 §47; 1993 c.817 §3; 1997 c.825 §3; 2007 c.152 §5; 2009 c.57 §1]

Notes of Decisions

Except as expressly provided in this sec­tion, request for disclosure of records of State Accident Insurance Fund Corpora­tion is not subject to limita­tions on disclosure under Oregon public records law (ORS 192.410 et seq.). Oregonians for Sound Economic Policy, Inc. v. SAIF, 187 Or App 621, 69 P3d 742 (2003), Sup Ct review denied

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.