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The Labor and Industries Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Insurance Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The Labor and Industries Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Insurance Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Insurance Division works to ensure the financial soundness of insurance companies, the availability and affordability of insurance, and the fair treatment of policyholders. The division enforces Oregon’s insurance code, licenses insurance companies and producers (agents) doing business in Oregon, examines insurers for solvency and compliance with insurance law, and approves insurance products to be offered to the public. The division also reviews rates charged for insurance products, provides information to help consumers make informed decisions about insurance, and investigates consumer complaints against insurance companies and producers (agents).

 

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: PO Box 14480, Salem 97309-0405
Telephone: 503-947-7980; Consumer Advocacy Unit: 503-947-7984
Fax: 503-378-4351
General E-mail: dcbs.insmail@state.or.us
Contact: Lou Savage, Commissioner
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Victor Garcia
Records Officer E-mail: Joan Hader
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 646.263–646.285, 705.137, 705.139, Chapters 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 737, 742, 743, 744, 746, 748, 750, 752
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History (pdf) - a detailed history of the agency (part of DCBS)
Records Retention Schedule (pdf) - a list of the public records kept at the agency (part of DCBS)
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog