ORS 98.402¹
Hearing on claim
  • judicial action if administrator fails to act

(1) A person aggrieved by a decision of the administrator may request a hearing regarding the decision. The Department of State Lands shall conduct the hearing as a contested case proceeding in accordance with ORS 183.413 (Notice to parties before hearing of rights and procedure) to 183.470 (Orders in contested cases).

(2) If the administrator fails to act on a claim within 120 days after a person files the claim under ORS 98.392 (Claim for unclaimed property delivered to Department of State Lands), the person may file a petition under ORS 183.484 (Jurisdiction for review of orders other than contested cases) to request a court to compel the department to act pursuant to ORS 183.490 (Agency may be compelled to act). [1957 c.670 §23; 1983 c.716 §20; 2003 c.272 §5]

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/­ors/­098.­html (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.
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