2007 ORS 475A.100¹
Factors to be considered by court in determining if forfeiture excessive

The court shall consider the following factors in determining whether any portion of the proposed judgment of forfeiture is excessive:

(1) The court shall enter judgment to the extent that the defendant property is derived directly or indirectly from past prohibited conduct.

(2) With respect to defendant property that is not derived directly or indirectly from past prohibited conduct, the court shall consider:

(a) Whether the defendant property constitutes the claimant’s lawful livelihood or means of earning a living.

(b) Whether the defendant property is the claimant’s residence.

(c) The degree of relationship between the defendant property and the prohibited conduct, including the extent to which the defendant property facilitated the prohibited conduct or could facilitate future prohibited conduct.

(d) The monetary value of the defendant property in relation to the risk of injury to the public from the prohibited conduct.

(e) The monetary value of the defendant property in relation to the actual injury to the public from the prohibited conduct.

(f) The monetary value of the defendant property in relation to objective measures of the potential or actual criminal culpability of the person or persons engaging in the prohibited conduct, including:

(A) The inherent gravity of the prohibited conduct;

(B) The potential sentence for similar prohibited conduct under Oregon law;

(C) The claimant’s prior criminal history; and

(D) The sentence actually imposed on the claimant.

(g) Any additional relevant evidence. [1993 c.699 §15; 2001 c.780 §§11,11a]

Chapter 475A

Notes of Decisions

Civil forfeiture pro­ceed­ing under this chapter is not sufficiently crim­i­nal in nature to bar on state or federal double jeopardy grounds later pros­e­cu­­tion for prohibited con­duct that justified forfeiture. State v. Selness/Miller, 334 Or 515, 54 P3d 1025 (2002)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475A—Civil Forfeiture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­475a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 475A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­475aano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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