2017 ORS 735.485¹
Actions against surplus lines insurer

(1) A surplus lines insurer may be sued upon any cause of action arising in this state under any surplus lines insurance contract on an Oregon home state risk made by it or evidence of insurance issued or delivered by the surplus lines licensee pursuant to the procedure provided in ORS 735.490 (Jurisdiction in action against insurer). Any surplus lines policy issued by the surplus lines licensee shall contain a provision stating the substance of this section and designating the person to whom process shall be delivered.

(2) Each surplus lines insurer assuming surplus lines insurance shall be considered thereby to have subjected itself to ORS 735.400 (Purposes of ORS 735.400 to 735.495) to 735.495 (Short title).

(3) The remedies provided in this section are in addition to any other methods provided by law for service of process upon insurers.

(4) When a nonresident surplus lines insurance producer transacts outside this state a surplus lines insurance contract covering an Oregon home state risk, the producer and the surplus lines insurer of the contract are subject to this section and to ORS 735.490 (Jurisdiction in action against insurer) or to rules adopted by the director in lieu thereof. [1987 c.774 §134; 1989 c.288 §5; 2001 c.191 §49a; 2011 c.660 §18]

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.