2011 ORS § 825.508¹
Use of collection agency to obtain moneys due

(1) In carrying out the duties under ORS 825.498 (Collection of fees, taxes and other moneys), the Department of Transportation may engage the services of a collection agency to collect any of the fees, taxes, penalties and moneys due to the state under this chapter and ORS chapter 826. The department may engage the services by entering into agreements to pay reasonable charges on a contingent fee or other basis.

(2) The department may assign to the collection agency, for collection purposes only, any of the fees, taxes, penalties and moneys due the state under this chapter and ORS chapter 826.

(3) The collection agency may bring such actions or take such proceedings, including attachment and garnishment proceedings, as may be necessary. [Formerly 767.875 [bad link]]