2015 ORS 731.302¹
Appointment of examiners
  • retaining of appraisers, actuaries and others
  • evidentiary status of facts and conclusions

(1) When the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services determines that an examination should be conducted, the director shall appoint one or more examiners to perform the examination and instruct them as to the scope of the examination. In conducting the examination, each examiner shall consider the guidelines and procedures in the examiner handbook, or its successor publication, adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The director may prescribe the examiner handbook or its successor publication and employ other guidelines and procedures that the director determines to be appropriate.

(2) When making an examination, the director may retain appraisers, independent actuaries, independent certified public accountants or other professionals and specialists as needed. The cost of retaining such professionals and specialists shall be borne by the person that is the subject of the examination.

(3) At any time during the course of an examination, the director may take other action pursuant to the Insurance Code.

(4) Facts determined and conclusions made pursuant to an examination shall be presumptive evidence of the relevant facts and conclusions in any judicial or administrative action. [1993 c.447 §2]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 731, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano731.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.