2017 ORS 307.270¹
Property to which exemption of ORS 307.250 applies

(1) The exemption under ORS 307.250 (Property of veterans or surviving spouses) applies to property a veteran or surviving spouse owns or has in possession under a recorded contract of purchase. The exemption first applies to the homestead of the veteran or surviving spouse and then to the personal property of the veteran or surviving spouse. Property of the spouse of the veteran is deemed the homestead of the veteran if the veteran and the spouse of the veteran are living together and occupying the property as their homestead. When a veteran or surviving spouse applies for exemption on properties in two or more counties, the total amount of the exemption allowed in all counties may not exceed the maximum amount of exemption under ORS 307.250 (Property of veterans or surviving spouses).

(2) For each qualified veteran or surviving spouse only one valid and allowable claim for an exemption on a homestead shall be permitted in any one assessment year. [Amended by 1955 c.248 §2; 1977 c.113 §1; 1981 c.530 §5; 1981 c.682 §3; 1982 s.s.1 c.33 §4; 1991 c.459 §54; 1995 c.610 §4; 1997 c.541 §115; 1999 c.221 §2; 2007 c.615 §3; 2009 c.41 §4; 2017 c.315 §7]

Notes of Decisions

Agree­ment to sell partially exempt prop­erty was not an enforceable contract until Depart­ment of Veterans Affairs made loan commit­ment and where loan commit­ment did not occur until after July 1, partial exemp­tion continued for that year. Mendelson v. Dept. of Revenue, 9 OTR 20 (1981)

Chapter 307

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of ad valorem and severance taxa­tion of logs destined for export, (1975) Vol 37, p 427; applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 388

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 307—Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors307.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 307, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano307.­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.