2011 ORS § 305.130¹
Department as party to actions involving property subject to certain tax liens
  • complaint and summons

(1) The Department of Revenue may be made a party in any action in any court of this state or of the United States having jurisdiction of the subject matter to quiet title to, to remove a cloud from the title to, or for the foreclosure of a mortgage or other lien upon, any real property or personal property, or both, upon which the State of Oregon has or claims to have a lien under ORS 311.673 (State liens against tax-deferred property), 311.679 (Estimate of deferred taxes), 311.771 (Liens), 314.430 (Warrant for collection of taxes) or 321.570 (Warrant for collection of delinquent taxes) or ORS chapter 323, and the judgment in such action shall be conclusive and binding upon the State of Oregon and such department.

(2) The complaint in such action shall set forth with particularity the nature of any such lien had or claimed by the State of Oregon. The summons in such action, together with a copy of the complaint therein, shall be served on such department in the manner prescribed by ORCP 7 D(3)(h), and such summons shall require such department to appear and answer the complaint within 60 days from the date of such service. [1961 c.573 §4; 1979 c.284 §134; 1981 c.706 §6; 1985 c.816 §37; 1987 c.158 §43; 1989 c.948 §7; 2003 c.804 §63]