2017 ORS 735.400¹
Purposes of ORS 735.400 to 735.495

ORS 735.400 (Purposes of ORS 735.400 to 735.495) to 735.495 (Short title) shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its underlying purposes which include:

(1) Protecting persons seeking insurance in this state;

(2) Permitting surplus lines insurance to be placed with reputable and financially sound nonadmitted insurers and exported from this state pursuant to ORS 735.400 (Purposes of ORS 735.400 to 735.495) to 735.495 (Short title);

(3) Establishing a system of regulation which will permit orderly access to surplus lines insurance in this state and encourage admitted insurers to provide new and innovative types of insurance available to consumers in this state; and

(4) Protecting revenues of this state. [1987 c.774 §117]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 735—Alternative Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors735.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.