ORS 25.160¹
Referral of support cases to department
  • duration of collection services

(1) For the purposes of ORS 25.020 (When support payment to be made to Department of Justice), 25.030 (When payment payable to bank account or escrow agent), 25.070 (Order may include payment of support enforcement fees), 25.080 (Entity primarily responsible for support enforcement services), 25.085 (Service on obligee) and 25.130 (Election of alternative support payment method) to 25.160 (Referral of support cases to department), a child support case shall be referred to the Department of Justice for provision of collection, accounting and disbursement services if an application as described in ORS 25.084 (Assignment of rights or written application required for services) is made to the district attorney or to the Division of Child Support and the case qualifies for support enforcement services under federal regulations and state law.

(2) The Department of Justice shall continue collection, accounting and disbursement services for a case referred to the department under subsection (1) of this section until notified by the district attorney or the Division of Child Support that enforcement action has been discontinued. [Formerly 23.825; 1997 c.704 §22; 1999 c.80 §82; 2009 c.352 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 25—Support Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors025.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information