2013 ORS § 830.740¹
Perfection of security interest in boats, boathouses and floating homes covered by certificate of title
  • applicability of Uniform Commercial Code

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the exclusive means of perfecting a security interest in a boat, boathouse or floating home covered by a certificate of title is by application for and notation of the security interest on the certificate of title in accordance with the provisions of ORS 830.720 (Cancellation of title upon scrapping of boat, boathouse or floating home), 830.740 (Perfection of security interest in boats, boathouses and floating homes covered by certificate of title) to 830.755 (Transfer by operation of law of title subject to security interest), 830.785 (Application for boat number), 830.810 (Certificate of title), 830.850 (Identifying number plate required on floating homes and boathouses) and 830.855 (Application for floating home or boathouse identifying plate). The security interest remains effective until released or terminated by the secured party.

(2) A security interest may not be perfected by notation of the security interest on the certificate of title if the debtor who granted the security interest is in the business of selling boats, boathouses or floating homes, and the boat, boathouse or floating home constitutes inventory held for sale or lease or the boat, boathouse or floating home is leased by the debtor as lessor. The filing provisions of ORS 79.0501 (UCC 9-501. Filing office) to 79.0528 (Liability of Secretary of State) shall apply to security interests in such boats, boathouses or floating homes.

(3) The rights and remedies of all persons in boats, boathouses and floating homes covered by this section shall be determined by the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code. [Formerly 488.763 [bad link]; 2001 c.445 §185]