ORS 179.745¹
Title to and transfer of property

The State of Oregon, by and through the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority, may take title to real and personal property to carry out the provisions of ORS 179.620 (Liability of person or estate for cost of care), 179.653 (Unpaid costs as lien on property), 179.655 (Enforcement of lien) and 179.740 (Collection from estates). With the written consent of the owner of real property or an authorized representative of the owner, the agency may transfer real property under the provisions of ORS 270.100 (Notice to department before sale of real property) to 270.190 (Disposition of operating fund revenues). The agency may transfer personal property under rules adopted by the agency. The proceeds, less costs, of any real or personal property transferred by the agency under this section shall be credited to and deposited in the Department of Corrections Account, the Department of Human Services Account or the Oregon Health Authority Fund, as appropriate. [1999 c.616 §2; 2001 c.487 §11; 2009 c.595 §157]

Notes of Decisions

Parents were not denied equal protec­tion by require­ment that they pay support pursuant to [former] ORS 419.513 for child placed in foster care, for foster home is not “state institu­tion” for purposes of these sec­tions. State ex rel Juvenile Depart­ment v. Rankin, 30 Or App 239, 566 P2d 1209 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Status of a responsible relative of a needy recipient when the responsible relative is also subject to pay­ment of support for an­oth­er relative in a state institu­tion, (1973) Vol 36, p 608; release of patient’s confidential case records, (1974) Vol 36, p 1080; authority of Depart­ment of Revenue for access to confidential medical in­for­ma­­tion to apply on behalf of patient under care of Mental Health Division for medical benefits, (1974) Vol 37, p 269; Mental Health Division billing for prisoner-patients transferred from correc­tional institu­tions to state institu­tions for mentally ill for cost of care and treat­ment, (1981) Vol 41, p 365

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 179, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano179.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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