2013 ORS § 144.404¹
Department of Corrections authority to receive, hold and dispose of property

The Department of Corrections is authorized to receive, hold and dispose of contraband, things otherwise criminally possessed or possessed in violation of parole or post-prison supervision conditions, or unclaimed goods seized by a parole and probation officer during the arrest of a suspected parole or post-prison supervision violator or during the search of the suspected violator or of the premises, vehicle or other property of the suspected violator. [1991 c.286 §1]

Note: 144.404 (Department of Corrections authority to receive, hold and dispose of property) to 144.409 (Granting petition for return of things seized) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 144 by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.