2017 ORS 312.050¹
Instituting foreclosure proceedings

(1) On the day that is three months after the day of delinquency of taxes of the latest year, the tax collector, with the assistance of the district attorney, shall institute proceedings to foreclose the liens for all the delinquent taxes against each of the several properties included in the foreclosure list.

(2) One general proceeding shall be brought on the part of the county to foreclose the tax liens against each of the properties included in the foreclosure list. The person whose name appears in the latest tax roll as the owner of any property described in the latest tax roll shall be considered and treated as the owner of the property. Each proceeding shall be a proceeding in rem against the property itself. If in any tax roll it appears that the owner of any property is unknown, or that the name of the owner is exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.345 (Public records conditionally exempt from disclosure), then the property shall be proceeded against as property belonging to an unknown owner. [Amended by 1979 c.703 §12; 1987 c.311 §5; 2007 c.687 §5; 2017 c.315 §19]

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.