2017 ORS 734.170¹
Grounds for liquidation of domestic insurers

The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may apply for an order directing the director to liquidate the business of a domestic insurer, regardless of whether there has been a prior order directing the director to rehabilitate such insurer, upon any of the grounds specified in ORS 734.150 (Grounds for rehabilitation of domestic insurers), or if the insurer:

(1) Has ceased transacting business for a period of one year;

(2) Has commenced voluntary liquidation or dissolution, or attempts to commence or prosecute any action or proceeding to liquidate its business or affairs, or to dissolve its corporate charter, or to procure the appointment of a receiver, trustee, custodian, or sequestrator under any laws except the Insurance Code;

(3) Has not organized or completed its organization and obtained a certificate of authority as an insurer within the time authorized by law; or

(4) Is insolvent. [1967 c.359 §271; 1993 c.447 §97]

Chapter 734

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State is not liable for losses incurred by Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and pools’ policy holders bear ultimate risk of pools’ insolvency, in that there would be no source of funds to pay benefits under their policies, (1989) Vol 46, p 155

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 734—Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors734.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 734, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano734.­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.