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Finance and securities regulation

Rules affected: OAR 441-755-0010

Rule Summary:
Adds currently licensed check cashers, payday and title lenders to the businesses that are eligible for a reduced investigation fee of $75 for additional licenses.

Filed: January 22, 2021

Effective: February 1, 2021

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Rules affected: OAR 441-890-0070

Rule Summary:
Clarifies the regulatory authority of the department over residential mortgage loan servicers and contact information required under the rule.

Filed: December 17, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 441-135-0020

Rule Summary:
Amends rule permitting use of certain special designations or professional certifications by securities professionals.

Filed: December 17, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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Rules affected: OAR 441-505-2010

Rule Summary:
Allows Oregon chartered banks to pay dividends in excess of retained earnings.

Filed: November 23, 2020

Effective: November 23, 2020

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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

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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

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Insurance regulation

​Rules affected: OAR 836-053-0013

Rule Summary:
Amended 2022 Standard Bronze and Silver Plans to include previously approved and covered Essential Health Benefits (EHBs) for chiropractic and acupuncture care.

Filed: May 28, 2021

Effective: May 28, 2021 through November 23, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-053-0433

Rule Summary:
This temporary rule requires all health insurance carriers offering individual health benefit plans in Oregon to offer Special Enrollment Period to off-exchange consumers from February 15, 2021 through May 15, 2021.

Filed: February 12, 2021

Effective: February 15, 2021 through May 15, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-150-0040

Rule Summary:
Establishes attachment point, coinsurance rate, and reinsurance cap for the Oregon Reinsurance Program for benefit years 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.

Filed: January 21, 2021

Effective: February 1, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-054-0400, 836-054-0410

Rule Summary:
Adopts the expiration of an emergency order as a legitimate reason to cancel a commercial liability policy under ORS 742.702.

Filed: January 21, 2021

Effective: January 22, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-053-0017

Rule Summary:
Identifies four additional benefits that health benefit plans that are subject to Oregon’s essential health benefits must cover beginning in 2022.

Filed: December 22, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-200-0440

Rule Summary:
Adopted new requirements for Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in Oregon.

Filed: December 18, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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​Rules affected: OAR 836-027-0010

Rule Summary:
Amends rule relating to the giving of prior notice of certain transactions by insurers.

Filed: December 17, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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​​Rules affected: OAR 836-011-0000

Rule Summary:
Amending to change 2019 to 2020 reporting year on the annual statement blank. Amending to change 2020 to 2021 reporting year on the quarterly statement blank.

Filed: December 17, 2020

Effective: January 1, 2021

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​​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

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