ORS 731.096
“Domicile of alien insurer”

“Domicile of alien insurer.” (1) The domicile of an alien insurer, other than insurers formed under the laws of Canada or a province thereof, shall be that state designated by the insurer in writing filed with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services at time of admission to this state or before January 1, 1962, whichever date is the later, and may be any one of the following states:


The state in which the insurer was first authorized to transact insurance;


The state in which is located the insurer’s principal place of business in the United States; or


The state in which is held the largest deposit of assets of the insurer in trust for the protection of its policyholders and creditors in the United States.


If the insurer makes no such designation its domicile shall be deemed to be that state in which is located its principal place of business in the United States. [Formerly 736.240]
Chapter 731

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Vehicle service contracts sold to purchasers by motorcycle and motor vehicle dealers as constituting sale of insurance, (1978) Vol 38, p 2218

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