2017 ORS 293.254¹
Requirement that state agency make reasonable efforts to collect debts owed to agency
  • use of Social Security numbers
  • setoff
  • rules

(1) Subject to ORS 293.250 (Collections Unit), a state agency shall make all reasonable efforts to collect liquidated and delinquent accounts owing to the state agency, including the use of Social Security numbers made available by state agencies pursuant to ORS 293.226 (Use of Social Security numbers for state agency debt collection activities), and the setoff of any refunds or sums due to the debtor from the state agency, the Department of Revenue or from any other state agency.

(2) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall adopt rules establishing procedures for the setoff of amounts between state agencies under this section. Prior to adopting rules under this subsection, the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall consult with the Chief Justice regarding the application of the rules to state courts and all commissions, departments and divisions in the judicial branch of state government.

(3) Rules adopted under subsection (2) of this section do not apply to the Secretary of State or the State Treasurer.

(4) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, as used in this section, “state agency” means any state officer, board, commission, corporation, institution, department or other state organization. [2015 c.766 §7]

Note: See note under 293.252 (Duties of Oregon Department of Administrative Services relating to state agency debt collection).

Notes of Decisions

Where prop­erty tax refund was intercepted by respondent to recover costs pre­vi­ously awarded in unemploy­ment compensa­tion pro­ceed­ing and peti­tioner filed peti­tion for review more than 60 days after original order but less than 60 days after amended order, amended order superseded and replaced original order so peti­tion was timely. Callahan v. Employ­ment Division, 97 Or App 234, 776 P2d 21 (1989)

Chapter 293

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Duty or authority of Secretary of State to con­duct performance audits, (1985) Vol. 44, p 381

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 293—Administration of Public Funds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors293.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 293, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano293.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.