2017 ORS 731.236¹
General powers and duties

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall enforce the provisions of the Insurance Code for the public good, and shall execute the duties imposed by the code.

(2) The director has the powers and authority expressly conferred by or reasonably implied from the provisions of the Insurance Code.

(3) The director may conduct such examinations and investigations of insurance matters, in addition to examinations and investigations expressly authorized, as the director considers proper to determine whether any person has violated any provision of the Insurance Code or to secure information useful in the lawful administration of any such provision. The cost of such additional examinations and investigations shall be borne by the state.

(4) The director has such additional powers and duties as may be provided by other laws of this state. [1967 c.359 §52]

Chapter 731

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Vehicle service contracts sold to purchasers by motorcycle and motor vehicle dealers as constituting sale of insurance, (1978) Vol 38, p 2218

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 731—Administration and General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors731.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 731, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano731.­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.