2013 ORS § 652.405¹
Disposition of wages collected by commissioner when payment cannot be made to person entitled thereto

(1) The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries shall attempt for a period of not less than three years to make payment of wages collected under ORS 652.310 (Definitions of employer and employee) to 652.414 (Procedure for payment from fund) to the person entitled thereto.

(2) Wages collected by the commissioner under ORS 652.310 (Definitions of employer and employee) to 652.414 (Procedure for payment from fund) and remaining unclaimed for a period of more than three years from the date of collection shall, by July 30 of each year, be forfeited to the state and shall be paid by the commissioner to the Department of State Lands for the benefit of the Common School Fund of this state. The department shall issue a receipt for the money to the commissioner. The person entitled to the wages or the persons heirs or personal representatives may reclaim the wages paid into the Common School Fund pursuant to this section within the time and in the manner provided for estates which have escheated to the state. [1957 c.465 §15; 2011 c.348 §3]