ORS 98.311¹
Service charge on unclaimed property

Notwithstanding the provisions in ORS 98.308 (Intangible property held by financial institution), a holder may not deduct a service charge or fee or otherwise reduce an owner’s unclaimed account unless:

(1) There is a valid written contract between the holder and the owner that allows the holder to impose a charge;

(2) The service charge or fee is imposed uniformly on all accounts; and

(3) Three months’ written notice is given by first class mail to the last-known address of all owners before the charge or fee is levied. [1993 c.694 §45; 2007 c.539 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Necessity of probate if abandoned prop­erty is claimed by heirs, (1972) Vol 35, p 1177

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 98—Lost, Unordered and Unclaimed Property; Unlawfully Parked Vehicles, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors98.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 98, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­098ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information