2015 ORS 748.990¹

(1) Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in or relating to an application for membership, or for the purpose of obtaining money from or a benefit in any society, shall upon conviction be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500, imprisoned in the county jail for not less than 30 days nor more than one year, or both.

(2) Any person who willfully makes a false or fraudulent statement in any verified report or declaration under oath required or authorized by this chapter, or of any material fact or thing contained in a sworn statement concerning the death or disability of an insured for the purpose of procuring payment of a benefit named in the certificate, shall be guilty of perjury and shall be subject to the penalties prescribed by law.

(3) Any person who solicits membership for, or in any manner assists in procuring membership in, any society not licensed to do business in this state commits a Class C violation.

(4) Any person guilty of a willful violation of, or neglect or refusal to comply with, the provisions of this chapter for which a penalty is not otherwise prescribed, commits a Class C violation. [1987 c.490 §43; 1999 c.1051 §222]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 748—Fraternal Benefit Societies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors748.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.