2017 ORS 734.540¹
Application

ORS 734.510 (Definitions for ORS 734.510 to 734.710) to 734.710 (Administration of delinquency proceeding claims and expenses) apply to all kinds of direct insurance except life, health, title, surety, credit, mortgage guaranty, home protection insurance, wet marine and transportation insurance and insurance against the risk of economic loss assumed under a less than fully insured employee health benefit plan whether issued or delivered as health or casualty insurance. [1971 c.616 §4; 1977 c.600 §2; 1981 c.247 §14; 1993 c.649 §7]

Notes of Decisions

List of excep­tions from applica­tion of ORS 734.510 (Definitions for ORS 734.510 to 734.710) to 734.710 (Administration of delinquency proceeding claims and expenses) based on what is insured does not prohibit addi­tional excep­tions based on other factors. Palmrose v. Oregon Insurance Guaranty Associa­tion, 205 Or App 613, 135 P3d 370 (2006)

Notes of Decisions

SAIF’s lien against proceeds of recoveries by injured workers in third-party ac­tions does not attach to pay­ments to worker by Oregon Insurance Guarantee Associa­tion acting in place of insolvent insurer. Corvallis Aero Service v. Villalobos, 81 Or App 137, 724 P2d 880 (1986), Sup Ct review denied

Automobile dealers insured for losses attributable to service contracts were not entitled to recover unearned premiums from OIGA after member insurer became insolvent when dealers’ policy with insolvent insurer specifically provided there was no right to return of unearned premiums if policy was canceled. Oregon Ins. Guaranty Assn. v. Ac­tion Chrysler, 109 Or App 556, 820 P2d 846 (1991)

Where member of Oregon Insurance Guaranty Associa­tion merges with nonmember insurer and then becomes insolvent, claims arising before merger against policies issued by nonmember insurer are not covered by associa­tion. Palmrose v. Oregon Insurance Guaranty Associa­tion, 205 Or App 613, 135 P3d 370 (2006)

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.