2017 ORS 131A.155¹
Recorded forfeiture notice

(1) If a forfeiting agency intends to seek forfeiture of real property, the forfeiting agency may record a forfeiture notice in the form prescribed in this section in the County Clerk Lien Record. The notice must contain the legal description of the real property, any street address for the property, and the name and address of the forfeiture counsel. From the time of recording the notice, the recording is notice to purchasers and other transferees of the rights and equities in the premises of the forfeiting agency.

(2) A forfeiture notice must be in substantially the following form:

______________________________________________________________________________

Pursuant to ORS 131A.155 (Recorded forfeiture notice), the undersigned states:

That _________ (forfeiting agency) intends to initiate a forfeiture action against the following described real property:

1. The description of the real property to be affected is:

__________________

__________________

__________________

__________________

__________________

2. The common address, if any, is:

__________________

__________________

__________________

Dated this _____ day of______,_____.

This forfeiture notice expires on _____ day of_________, _____, absent future filings.

Name of agency seeking forfeiture

__________________

Name of attorney

__________________

Address

__________________

__________________

__________________

Telephone number

__________________

State of Oregon )

) ss.

County of_____ )

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this _____ day of_________,_____.

__________________

Notary public for Oregon

My commission expires_________.

______________________________________________________________________________

(3) A forfeiture notice recorded under this section expires 30 days after the date of filing unless another forfeiture notice is recorded within the 30-day period. If another forfeiture notice is recorded within the 30-day period, the notice remains in effect for 30 days after the notice is recorded. The forfeiting agency may continue to record forfeiture notices in like manner until final disposition of the real property. [2009 c.78 §19]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131A—Civil Forfeiture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors131A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.