2017 ORS 656.753¹
State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation exempt from certain financial administration laws
  • contracts with state agencies for services

(1) Except as otherwise provided by law, the provisions of ORS 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services) and 283.085 (Definitions for ORS 283.085 to 283.092) to 283.092 (Effect of financing agreement on tax status) and ORS chapters 240, 276, 279A, 279B, 279C, 282, 283, 291, 292 and 293 do not apply to the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation.

(2) In carrying out the duties, functions and powers imposed by law upon the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation, the board of directors or the manager of the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation may contract with any state agency for the performance of such duties, functions and powers as the corporation considers appropriate.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) or (2) of this section, ORS 293.240 (Writing off uncollectible debts due state agency) except for appeals pursuant to ORS 737.318 (Premium audit program for workers’ compensation insurance), ORS 293.260 (Collection of moneys and property due to state), 293.262 (Requiring information regarding accounts) and 293.505 (Secretary of State as Auditor of Public Accounts) (2) shall apply to the directors, manager, assistants and accounts of the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation and any subsidiary corporation formed or acquired by the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation.

(4) Notwithstanding subsection (1) or (2) of this section, ORS 243.305 (Policy of affirmative action and fair and equal employment opportunities and advancement), 279A.100 (Affirmative action) and 659A.012 (State agencies to carry out policy against discrimination in employment) apply to the directors, manager and employees of the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation. [1979 c.829 §4; 1981 c.876 §8; subsection (3) enacted as 1983 c.412 §2; subsection (4) enacted as 1983 c.808 §4; 1987 c.884 §5; 2003 c.794 §310; 2012 c.107 §67]

Notes of Decisions

Establish­ment of SAIF as independent public corpora­tion did not relieve it from statutory require­ments for Attorney General representa­tion of state agencies. Frohnmayer v. SAIF, 61 Or App 147, 655 P2d 1098 (1982), aff’d 294 Or 570, 660 P2d 1061 (1983)

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.