2015 ORS 742.216¹
Conditions suspending insurance

A fire insurance policy shall contain a provision as follows: "Unless otherwise provided in writing added hereto this company shall not be liable for loss occurring:

"(1) While the hazard is increased by any means within the control or knowledge of the insured; or

"(2) While a described building, whether intended for occupancy by owner or tenant, is vacated or unoccupied beyond a period of 60 consecutive days; or

"(3) As a result of explosion or riot, unless fire ensues, and in that event for loss by fire only." [Formerly 743.624]

Notes of Decisions

House is "unoccupied" if not in actual use by per­son as usual place of habita­tion. Schmidt v. Underwriters at Lloyds of London, 191 Or App 340, 82 P3d 649 (2004)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 742—Insurance Policies Generally; Property and Casualty Policies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors742.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 742, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano742.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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