(1) Any person who knowingly makes any false statement or representation to the Workers’ Compensation Board or its employees, the Workers’ Compensation Board chairperson, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services or employees of the director, the insurer or self-insured employer for the purpose of obtaining any benefit or payment under this chapter, either for self or any other person, or who knowingly misrepresents to the board, the board chairperson, the director or the corporation or any of their representatives the amount of a payroll, or who knowingly submits a false payroll report to the board, the board chairperson, the director or the corporation, commits a Class A misdemeanor.
(2) Violation of ORS 656.052 (Prohibition against employment without coverage) is a Class D violation. Each day during which an employer engages in any subject occupation in violation of ORS 656.052 (Prohibition against employment without coverage) constitutes a separate offense.
(3) Violation of ORS 656.056 (Subject employers must post notice of manner of compliance) is a Class D violation.
(4) The individual refusing to keep the payroll in accordance with ORS 656.726 (Duties and powers to carry out workers’ compensation and occupational safety laws) or 656.758 (Inspection of books, records and payrolls) when demanded by the director or corporation commits a Class C misdemeanor.
(5) Failure on the part of an employer to send the signed payroll statement required by ORS 656.504 (Rates, charges, fees and reports by employers insured by State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation) within 30 days after receipt of notice by the director or corporation is a Class A misdemeanor.
(6) Violation of ORS 656.560 (Default in payment of premiums, fees, assessments or deposit) (4) is a Class D violation. [Amended by 1959 c.450 §9; 1965 c.285 §93; 1977 c.804 §33; 1981 c.535 §48; 1981 c.854 §56; 1985 c.770 §9; 1990 c.2 §44; 1999 c.876 §10; 1999 c.1051 §216; 2011 c.597 §268]
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