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The Oregon Revised Statues (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) that govern the Department of Financial Regulation are listed below by industry. They are separated into subcategories by statutes and rules.

Statutes


Department of Consumer and Business Services - ORS Chapter 705
  • Administration

  • Licensing

  • Financial provisions

  • Boards

  • Securities and franchise laws; administrative provisions

  • Financial institutions

 
Rules
 
Procedural Rules - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 001  

Access of Public Records, Fees for Record Search and Copies of Public Records - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 005 

Criminal Records Check and Fitness Determination Rules - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 007 

Conflict of Interest - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 015 


Premium Assessment - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 045 

Confidentiality and Inadmissibility of Mediation Communications - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 055 

Judgments, Execution and Garnishment - OAR Chapter 440, Div. 100​

Finance and Securities Regulation - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 001
  • Procedural Rules

Insurance Regulation - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 005​
  • Procedural Rules

Statutes


Administration and Enforcement of Banking Laws Generally – ORS Chapter 706

  • General Provisions

  • Supervision of Banking Institutions

  • Penalties

Bank Holding Companies; Financial Holding Companies – ORS Chapter 715

  • Financial Institutions

Branch Banking; Automated Teller Machines – ORS Chapter 714

  • Branch Banking

  • Automated Teller Machines

Fees, Names, and Enforcement Authority – ORS Chapter 705

Merger; Conversion; Share Exchange; Acquisition; Liquidation; Insolvency – ORS Chapter 711

  • Merger; Conversion; Share Exchange; Acquisition

  • Insolvency; Liquidation by Director

  • Penalties

Organization to Conduct Banking Business; Stockholders, Directors and Officers – ORS Chapter 707

Out-of-State Banks and Extranational Institutions – ORS Chapter 713

Regulation of Institutions Generally – ORS Chapter 708A 

  • Powers of Institutions

  • Loans Generally

  • Loan and Other Obligation Limits

  • Deposits

  • Granting Security Interests in Institution Assets

  • Regulatory Accounting

  • Miscellaneous Provisions

  • Penalties

Savings Banks – ORS Chapter 716

  • Organization

  • Directors

  • Investments and Loans

  • Powers, Duties and Regulation

  • Dissolution; Liquidation

  • Civil Penalties

 

Rules


​Definitions; Annual Assessments/Fees - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 500

General Provisions - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 505​

Statutes


Collection Agencies; Check-Cashing Businesses; Debt Consolidating Agencies - ORS Chapter 697 (697.500 to 697.555)
 
Rules
 
Check-Casher Rules - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 755​
 
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Statutes


Collection Agencies; Check-Cashing Businesses; Debt Consolidating Agencies - ORS Chapter 697 (697.005 to 697.095)

Rules
 

 Statutes


Commodity Transactions - ORS Chapter 645

  • General Provisions

  • Administration

  • Penalties


Rules


Commodities - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 300​

 Statutes

 
Consumer Finance - ORS Chapter 725
  • General Provisions

  • Licensing

  • Regulation

  • Penalties

 
Rules
 
Consumer Finance - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 730​
  • Consumer Finance

  • Notes, Mortgages, and Collateral

  • Computation of Interest and Charges 

  • Licensee's Duties to Borrower


Statutes


Credit Unions - ORS Chapter 723​
  • General Provisions

  • Licensing

  • Regulation

  • Penalties

 
Rules
 
Definitions, Fees, Membership, Supervision, Investments, Powers, Reserves - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 710
  • General Provisions

  • Membership

  • Supervision and Regulation 

  • Powers

  • Reserves

  • Mergers

Share Drafts, Corporate Credit Union, Member Business Loans - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 720
  • Corporate Central Credit Union

  • Corporate Reserves

  • Federal Tie-In Rules

  • Investments

  • Member Business Loans


Statutes


Debt Management Service Providers - ORS Chapter 697

Rules

Definitions, Registration, Renewal, Update Filings, Fees Business Activities, Records; Reports - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 910
  • Debt Management

  • Registration

  • Business Activities 

  • Records; Reports

Debt management service providers: Appendix A to OAR 441-910-0099​ Examples of allowable fees
 
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Statutes


Franchise Transactions - ORS Chapter 650 
  • Goods and Services

  • Motor Vehicle Dealerships


Rules

 
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Statutes


 
Rules
 
Definitions, Expenses of Providing Notification, Use of Social Security Number, Safeguarding of Personal Information - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 646​
 

Statutes


Administration and General Provisions - ORS Chapter 731

  • Short title; Purpose and Construction 

  • Application of Insurance Code 

  • Definitions Generally 

  • Classes of Insurance Defined 

  • Insurance Administration 

  • Authorization of Insurers and General Requirements 

  • Limit of Risk; Reinsurance 

  • Capital and Surplus 

  • Reports of Criminal Conduct 

  • Deposits 

  • Exchange of Information by Regulators 

  • Confidentiality of Reports 

  • Insurance Compliance Audit Reports 

  • Assessments, Fees and Taxes 

  • Retaliatory Provisions 

  • Miscellaneous 

  • Penalties

Organization and Corporate Procedures of Domestic Insurers; Regulation of Insurers Generally -  ORS Chapter 732

  • General provisions 

  • Organization 

  • Corporate Procedures Generally 

  • Directors, Officers and Employees 

  • Shares, Shareholders and Members 

  • General Provisions

  • Insider Trading 

  • Shareholders and Members 

  • Acquisitions and Mergers 

  • Insurance Holding Company Registration 

  • Standards and Management Of Insurer Within An Insurance Holding Company System 

  • Examinations, Confidentiality, Regulatory Powers 

  • Conversion or Reorganization of Domestic Mutual Insurer 

  • Risk Management Frameworks and Own Risk And Solvency Assessments 

  • Producer Controlled Property and Casualty Insurers 

  • Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact 

Accounting and Investments - ORS Chapter 733

  • Accounting 

  • Valuation

  • Investments

Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers -  ORS Chapter 734

  • General provisions

  • Oregon insurance guaranty association

  • Oregon life and health insurance guaranty association

Alternative Insurance - ORS Chapter 735

  • Essential Property Insurance

  • Captive Insurers

  • Market Assistance Plans; Joint Underwriting Associations

  • Liability Risk Retention Law

  • Surplus Lines Law

  • Retainer Medical Practice

  • Dental Services Contracts

  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers

  • Medical Insurance Pool

  • Community-Based Health Care Initiatives

  • Oregon Reinsurance Program

Rates and Rating Organizations - ORS Chapter 737

  • General Provisions

  • Rates and Rate Making

  • Rating Organizations

  • Fictitious Groupings

Health Insurance Exchange  - ORS Chapter 741

  • Administration of Health Insurance Exchange

  • Health Insurance Exchange

  • Miscellaneous

Insurance Policies Generally; Property and Casualty Policies - ORS Chapter 742

  • General Provisions

  • Assumption Reinsurance Agreements

  • Fire Insurance

  • Child Care Facility

  • Home Protection Insurance

  • Mortgage Insurance

  • Surety Insurance

  • Reimbursement Insurance for Service Contracts

  • Medical Malpractice Insurance

  • Discount Medical Plans

  • Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

Health and Life Insurance - ORS Chapter 743

  • General Provisions

  • Health and Life Insurance

  • Policy Language Simplification

  • Individual Life Insurance and Annuities

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Credit Life and Credit Health Insurance

  • Health Insurance Policy Provisions

  • Group Health Insurance

Health Insurance: Reimbursement of Claims - ORS Chapter 743A

Health Benefit Plans: Individual and Group - ORS Chapter 743B

  • Definitions and purposes

  • Employer-sponsored health insurance

  • Marketing requirements

  • Managed health insurance

  • Grievances and appeals

  • Out-of-pocket costs

  • Substitution, rescission, termination and continuation

  • Contracted health care providers

  • Utilization controls

  • Payment of claims

  • Provider panels

  • Disclosure of health information

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Miscellaneous

  • Definitions and purposes

Insurance Producers; Life Settlement Providers, Brokers and Contracts; Adjusters; Consultants; Third Party Administrators; Reinsurance Intermediaries; Limited Licenses - ORS Chapter 744

  • General Provisions

  • Insurance Producers

  • Limited Travel Insurance Producers

  • Managing General Agents

  • Life Settlement Contracts

  • Adjusters

  • Insurance Consultants

  • Third Party Administrators

  • Reinsurance Intermediaries

  • Vehicle Rental Companies

  • Self-Service Storage Facilities

  • Penalties

Trade Practices - ORS Chapter 746

  • General Provisions

  • Unauthorized Insurance

  • Premium Financing

  • Use and Disclosure of Insurance Information

  • Penalties

Fraternal Benefit Societies - ORS Chapter 748

  • General Provisions

  • Organizational and Administrative Provisions

  • Licensing and Reinsurance

  • Benefits, Beneficiaries and Contracts Generally

  • Group Benefits

  • Financial Provisions

  • Enforcement

  • Exemptions; Relation to Other Law

  • Penalties

Health Care Service Contractors; Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements; Legal Expense Organizations - ORS Chapter 750

  • Health Care Service Contractors

  • Insolvency of Health Care Service Contractor

  • Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements

  • Legal Expense Organizations and Legal Access Providers

Professional Liability Funds - ORS Chapter 752

Trade Regulation - ORS Chapter 646A

  • Services Contracts

  • Warranty Regulation and Enforcement

  • Portable Electronics Insurance

Financial Responsibility Law  - ORS Chapter 806

  • General Provisions

  • Requirements

  • Enforcement

  • Future Responsibility Filings

  • General Provisions

Destroyed Vehicles; Numbers; Appraisers – ORS Chapter 819

  • Destroyed and Totaled Vehicles

  • Abandoned vehicles

  • Vehicles with Low Appraisal Value

  • Stolen Vehicles

  • Vehicle Identification Numbers

  • Vehicle Appraisers

Carrier Regulation Generally – ORS Chapter 823

  • General Provisions

  • Department Powers and Duties Regarding Carriers

  • Investigations, Hearings, Rulings

  • Destruction of Equipment

  • Hazardous Materials Generally

  • Agency Abandonment

  • Enforcement and Remedies

  • Receipts and Bills of Lading

  • Penalties

Motor Carriers – ORS Chapter 825

  • General Provisions

  • Economic and Safety Regulation

  • Motor Carrier Education Program

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

  • Weight-Mile Tax

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Penalties

Rules

General Definitions - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 001

Taxation - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 006  

Enforcement - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 007

Fees and Charges - OAR Chapter 836, Div.009

General Provision - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 010  

  • Rates and Forms

  • Insurer Reporting or Response to Insurance Division

  • Authorization of Insurers and General Requirements

Annual Statements And Reports By Insurers - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 011  

  • Annual Statements

  • Health Insurer Segregation Of Premium Accounting

  • Annual Audited Financial Reports 

  • Annual Financial Statement For Self-Insured Groups Established By Three Or More Public Bodies

  • Risk-Based Capital Reporting 

  • Disclosure Of Material Transactions 

  • Risk-Based Capital Reporting For Health Care Service Contractors

Credit for Reinsurance - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 012  

  • Life Reinsurance Agreements

Annual Statement; Director's Authority - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 013  

  • Director's Authority to Take Corrective Action

Alternative Insurance Organizations - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 014  

  • Legal expense organizations

  • Multiple employer welfare arrangements 

  • Life settlements

Advertisements of Health Insurance - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 020  

  • Disclosure of Health Insurance Coverages 

  • Use of Coordination of Benefits Provisions

Domestic Insurers; Organization; Corporate Procedures - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 024  

  • Shares, shareholders, and members

Domestic Insurers; Organization; Corporate Procedures - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 027  

  • Holding Company Systems

  • Registration 

  • Forms Generally 

  • Subsidiaries of Domestic Insurers 

  • Acquisitions and Mergers 

  • Internal Transactions and Extraordinary Dividends 

  • Corporate Procedures Generally 

  • Securities Lending Transactions

Purchasing Groups and Risk Retention Groups - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 028  

Captive Insurers - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 029  

Accounting and Investments (ORS chapter 733); Rehabilitation and 

Liquidation of Insurers (ORS chapter 734) - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 031  

  • Minimum Reserve Standards for Individual and Group Health Insurance Contracts

  • Accounting (ORS 733.010 to 733.230); Investments and Accounting Generally 

  • Standard Valuation Law; Actuarial Opinions and Memoranda 

  • Recognition of Preferred Mortality Table

Investments (ORS 733.510 to 733.780) - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 033  

Rates and Ratemaking  - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 042  

  • Workers' compensation large deductible provisions 

  • Workers’ compensation large risk alternative rating plans

  • Employer rating groups 

  • Rates and ratemaking 

Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating System and Audit Procedures - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 043  

  • Rating and Rating Organization Workers' Compensation Premium Audit Program System 

  • Test Audit Program 

  • Rating and Rating Organization Workers' Compensation Insurance Classification Notice 

  • Rates and Rating Organizations Workers' Compensation Rating System 

  • review and Advisory Committee 

  • Rating and Rating Organizations 

General Provisions - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 050

  • Assumption Reinsurance

  • Notice of Advance Payment for Death or Personal Injury or Destruction of Property on Running of Period of Limitation 

  • Life and Health Insurance Benefit Provisions Relating to HIV Infection 

  • Application Questions and Underwriting Practice Relating To HIV Infection 

  • Group Policyholders 

  • Emergency Authority 

Life, Individual And Group; Annuities - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 051  

  • Life Disclosure Requirements

  • Disclosure for Small Face Amount Life Insurance Policies 

  • Mortality Tables Authorized for Use in Determining Non-Forfeiture And Reserve Values 

  • Annuity Mortality Tables 

  • Accelerated Benefits Provision for Life Products 

  • Life Insurance Illustrations 

  • Authorization, Genetic Testing 

  • Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards for Determining 

  • Reserve Liability and Nonforfeiture Value 

Insurance Policies - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 052

  • Medicare Supplement Insurance

  • Long Term Care Insurance General Terms 

  • Long Term Care Insurance Policy Terms 

  • Long Term Care Insurance Practices 

  • Long Term Care Insurance benefits And Service Standards 

  • Long Term Care Insurance Loss Ratio, Rate Filings 

  • Long Term Care Insurance Sales 

  • Nonforfeiture Benefit; Benefit Triggers

  • Long Term Care Insurance Outline of Coverage and Shopper’s Guide 

  • Long Term Care Insurance Outline of Coverage and Shopper's Guide 

  • Notice of Termination of Group Health Insurance 

  • Mandated Benefits 

Health Benefit Plans - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 053

  • Work Related Injuries or Disease

  • Group Health Benefit Plans 

  • Individual Health Benefit Plans 

  • Oregon Confidential Communications Request Form

  • Rescission of Health Benefit Plan

  • State Continuation of Health Insurance 

  • Quality Assessment and Improvement 

  • External Review 

  • Annual Reporting Requirements 

  • Coverage of Mental or Nervous Conditions; Mental Health Parity 

  • Cost Estimates

  • Primary Care Services Reporting

Insurance Policies - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 054

  • Property and Casualty Product Liability

  • Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

  • Workers' Compensation Large Deductible Provisions 

  • Mortgage Insurance

Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 058

Insurance policies (ORS Chapter 743) - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 060

Vendor's single Interest Policies and Motor Vehicle Physical Damage Only Policies - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 062

Insurance Licensing - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 071

  • Insurance Producers, Adjusters and Insurance Consultants 

  • Training and Examinations 

  • Continuing Education

  • Fees and Disclosure; Incidental Charges 

  • Insurance Producer Service Fees 

  • Regulation Generally 

  • Limited License, Rental Companies 

  • Self-Service Storage Limited License 

  • Surplus Line

Licensing Generally - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 072

  • Criminal records check 

Insurance Division Trust Accounts - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 074  

Third Party Administrators - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 075

Trade Practices - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 080

  • Replacement of Life Insurance and Annuities 

  • Unfair Discrimination Based On Sex, Sexual Orientation or Marital Status 

  • Payment of Health Insurance Claims (Sampling Method)

  • Suitability 

  • General (ORS 746.005 to 746.270) 

  • Sales of Individual Annuities 

  • Suitability in Annuity Transactions

  • Use of Insurance Scores and Credit History 

  • Privacy of Personal Information (ORS 746.600 to 746.690) 

  • Privacy of Health Insurance-Related Information 

  • Generally 

  • Notice of Information Practices 

  • Disclosure of Personal, Privileged Information 

  • Military Sales Practices 

  • Commercial Loss Runs 

Trade Practices - General Provisions - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 081

  • Unfair discrimination on the basis of blindness or partial blindness 

  • Standards for safeguarding customer information 

Discontinuance and Replacement of Group Coverage - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 082

Practices Injurious to Public or Free Competition - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 085

  • Midterm cancellation, midterm premium increases, and nonrenewal notice

  • Practices injurious to public or free competition 

Health Insurance Reform - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 100

  • Administrative streamlining and simplification 

Department Regulatory Programs - OAR Chapter 836, Div. 200​

  • Service Contracts

  • Vehicle Protection Product Warranties 

  • Discount Medical Plan Organizations 

  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Statutes


Irreducible Fund Cemeteries - ORS Chapter 97 (97.665) 

Endowment Cemetery Care - ORS Chapter 97 (97.810)

Prearrangement Sales and Preconstruction Sales - ORS Chapter 97 (97.923)
 
Rules
 
Prearranged Funeral Plans and Endowment Care - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 930​
  • Prearrangement and Preconstruction Plans

  • Master Trustees

  • Certified Providers 

  • Certified Providers and Registered Master Trustees 

  • Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Protection Trust Fund 

  • Endowment Care Cemeteries 

Statutes


Manufactured Structure Dealers and Dealerships - ORS Chapter 446 
 
Rules
 
Dealer Licensing - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 446​
 
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Statutes


Money Transmitters - ORS Chapter 717

Rules

Money Transmitters - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 745​
  • General Provisions

  • Licensing of Money Transmitters 

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Statutes


Mortgage lending - ORS Chapter 86A
  • Mortgage Bankers; Mortgage Brokers; Mortgage loan Originators

  • Mortgage loan originators

  • Penalties

Rules
 
Custody of Client Funds - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 875

License Cancellation - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 885


Loan Originators - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 880

Public Records, Fees, Opinion Requests, Rulemaking - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 850

Records and Reports Requirements - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 865

Dishonest, Fraudulent, Unfair and Unethical Practices - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 870​
 
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Statutes


Pawnbrokers - ORS Chapter 726
  • General Provisions

  • Licensing

  • Regulation

  • Penalties

Rules

 
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Statutes


Payday and Title Lending - ORS Chapter 725A
  • General Provisions

  • Licensing

  • Regulation

  • Enforcement

  • Penalties

 
Rules
 
Payday and Title Lending Rules - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 735​
  • Payday and Title Lending

  • Licensee's Duties to Borrower

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Statutes


Securities Regulation - ORS Chapter 59
  • Oregon Securities Law

  • Uniform TOD Security Registration Act

  • Prohibition of Certain Security Transactions

  • Penalties

 
Rules
 
General Provisions - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 11

Exempt Securities - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 25

Exempt Transactions - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 35

Denial, Withdrawal or Conditioning of Exemptions - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 45

Federal Covered Securities - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 49

Securities Registration - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 65

Renewal of Securities Registration  - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 75

Conditions of Registration - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 85

Fraud and Deceit with Respect to Securities or Securities Business - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 135 

Licensing (Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor, and Individuals)  - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 175

Books and Records Requirements - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 195

License Denial, Suspension, or Revocation - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 205

License Cancellation, Withdrawal - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 225​
 
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Statutes


Regulation of Trust Business - ORS Chapter 709
  • Organization

  • General Powers

  • Termination of Trust Business

  • Conversion, Merger and Acquisition

  • Miscellaneous

  • Penalties

 
Rules
 
Definitions; Annual Assessments/Fees - OAR Chapter 441, Div. 500​ 
 
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