2017 ORS 312.020¹
Supervision by Department of Revenue
  • enforcement

(1) The Department of Revenue shall have general supervision and control over tax foreclosure proceedings under ORS 312.010 (When real property subject to tax foreclosure) to 312.120 (Period during which property held by county) and 312.130 (Release of claims of county by redemption) to 312.240 (Vacation of judgment) to the end that such proceedings shall be conducted in a uniform and orderly manner in all counties of the state.

(2) Whenever any district attorney fails to institute or complete foreclosure proceedings in the manner required by this chapter, the department may call upon the Attorney General to institute or complete such proceedings. For this purpose, the Attorney General shall have the same powers and authority as a district attorney under this chapter. All costs incurred by the Attorney General shall be borne by the county in which the foreclosure proceedings are undertaken. Upon presentation by the Attorney General to the county governing body of a certified, itemized statement of costs, the governing body shall order payment to the Attorney General out of any available funds of the county. If no payment is made within 30 days thereafter, the Attorney General shall submit to the Secretary of State a certified, itemized statement of such costs and the Attorney General shall be reimbursed upon the order of the Secretary of State to the State Treasurer, from the county’s share of the state’s cigarette and liquor revenues. [Amended by 1971 c.245 §3]

Law Review Cita­tions

52 OLR 175-189 (1973)

Chapter 312

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 312—Foreclosure of Property Tax Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors312.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 312, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano312.­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.