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Finance and securities regulation

Rules affected: OAR 441-505-2005

Rule Summary:
Allows Oregon chartered commercial banks, Oregon trust companies, and Oregon stock savings banks to hold stockholder meetings remotely through online technologies and have stockholders who attend remotely considered “present” for purposes of those meetings.

Filed: September 17, 2020

Effective: September 21, 2020


Rules affected: OAR 441-505-2010

Rule Summary:
Adopted to authorize Oregon chartered banks to pay dividends in excess of retained earnings with administrator approval.

Filed: June 18, 2020

Effective: June 18, 2020 through December 14, 2020


Rules affected: OAR 441-505-2005

Rule Summary:
Adopted to allow Oregon chartered commercial banks and savings banks to conduct annual stockholder meetings.

Filed: March 27, 2020

Effective: March 27, 2020 through September 22, 2020


Insurance regulation

​​Rules affected: OAR 836-042-0045

Rule Summary:
The Statistical Plan for Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance, filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, revisions approved by the director to become effective on or before August 16, 2020, is prescribed as the statistical plan for workers' compensation and employers liability insurance.

Filed: October 23, 2020

Effective: October 24, 2020


​Rules affected: OAR 836-054-0400

Rule Summary:
This rule provides that expiration of an emergency order is a valid reason to cancel a commercial liability policy under ORS 742.702 if the emergency order was the sole reason the policy was renewed.

Rules affected: OAR 836-054-0410

Rule Summary:
Adopted to explain when an insurer may cancel a commercial liability policy.

Filed: July 27, 2020

Effective: July 27, 2020 through January 22, 2021


Rules affected: OAR 836-053-0013

Rule Summary:
Amends Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2 to OAR 836-053-0013 with updated plan standards for 2021 Standard Bronze and Standard Silver health benefit plans.

Filed: April 24, 2020

Effective: May 1, 2020


Rules affected: OAR 836-150-0040

Rule Summary:
Amended increase of the coinsurance rate used to calculate payments from the Oregon Reinsurance Program for the 2018 benefit year.

Filed: April 24, 2020

Effective: April 24, 2020


Rules affected: OAR 836-200-0545, 836-200-0555

Rule Summary:
Amend timeline for public disclosure of prescription drug manufacturer filings provided in compliance with Oregon Laws 2018, chapter 7.

Filed: January 29, 2020

Effective: February 1, 2020


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