Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers

ORS 734.142
Cooperation with director in delinquency proceedings


Each officer, manager, director, trustee, owner, employee or agent of an insurer, and any other person with authority over or in charge of any portion of the insurer’s affairs, including any person who exercises control directly or indirectly over activities of the insurer through a holding company or other affiliate of the insurer, shall cooperate with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in any delinquency proceeding or any investigation preliminary to the proceeding. For purposes of this section, cooperation with the director includes at least the following:


Replying promptly in writing to any inquiry from the director requesting such a reply; and


Making available to the director any books, accounts, documents or other records, information or property of or pertaining to the insurer and in the possession, custody or control of the insurer.


A person shall not obstruct or interfere with the director in the conduct of any delinquency proceeding or any investigation preliminary or incidental thereto.


This section shall not be construed to abridge otherwise existing legal rights, including the right to resist a petition for liquidation or other delinquency proceedings, or other orders. [1993 c.447 §94]
Note: 734.142 (Cooperation with director in delinquency proceedings) and 734.144 (Immunity of certain persons from civil liability) were added to and made a part of ORS chapter 734 by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 734

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State is not liable for losses incurred by Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and pools' policy holders bear ultimate risk of pools' insolvency, in that there would be no source of funds to pay benefits under their policies, (1989) Vol 46, p 155


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