2017 ORS 734.825¹
Powers and duties of director

In addition to the duties and powers enumerated elsewhere in ORS 734.750 (Short title) to 734.820 (Plan of operation) and 734.830 (Notifying director of impaired insurers) to 734.890 (Association not to be used in sales or solicitation):

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall:

(a) Upon request of the board of directors, provide the Oregon Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association with a statement of the premiums in the appropriate states for each member insurer.

(b) When an impairment is declared and the amount of the impairment is determined, serve a demand upon the impaired insurer to make good the impairment within a reasonable time. Notice to the impaired insurer shall constitute notice to its shareholders, if any. The failure of the insurer to promptly comply with such demand shall not excuse the association from the performance of its powers and duties under ORS 734.750 (Short title) to 734.890 (Association not to be used in sales or solicitation).

(2) The director may suspend or revoke, after notice and hearing, the certificate of authority to transact insurance in this state of any member insurer which fails to pay an assessment when due or fails to comply with the plan of operation. As an alternative the director may levy a forfeiture on any member insurer which fails to pay an assessment when due. Such forfeiture shall not exceed five percent of the unpaid assessment per month, but no forfeiture shall be less than $100 per month.

(3) Any action of the board of directors or the association may be appealed to the director by any member insurer if such appeal is taken within 30 days of the action being appealed. Any final action or order of the director shall be subject to judicial review in a court of competent jurisdiction.

(4) The liquidator, rehabilitator or conservator of any impaired insurer may notify all interested persons of the effect of ORS 734.750 (Short title) to 734.890 (Association not to be used in sales or solicitation). [1975 c.251 §12]

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.