2015 ORS § 750.317¹

Board of trustees

(1) The powers of a multiple employer welfare arrangement, except as otherwise provided, must be exercised by a board of trustees chosen to carry out the purposes of the trust agreement. At least 50 percent of the trustees shall be persons who are covered under the multiple employer welfare arrangement. A trustee may not be an owner, officer or employee of a third party administrator who is licensed pursuant to ORS 744.700 (Definitions for ORS 744.700 to 744.740) to 744.740 (Responsibility of insurer using third party administrator) and provides services to a multiple employer welfare arrangement.

(2) The trustees must give the attention and must exercise the vigilance, diligence, care and skill that prudent persons use in like or similar circumstances. Trustees are responsible for all operations of the multiple employer welfare arrangement and must take all necessary precautions to safeguard its assets. [1993 c.615 §10]

Note: See note under 750.301 (Definitions for ORS 750.301 to 750.341).

Chapter 750

Notes of Decisions

These sec­tions, covering health care contractors, made applicable to defendant, nonprofit provider of health care services, regula­tion by state law, as re­quired by McCarran-Ferguson Act, 15 U.S.C. 1011 et seq. Klamath Lake Pharm. Assn. v. Klamath Medical Service Bureau, 507 F Supp 980 (1981)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 750—Health Care Service Contractors; Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements; Legal Expense Organizations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors750.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 750, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano750.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.