2017 ORS 312.214¹
Public policy relating to title obtained by county by tax foreclosure

Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, for all purposes of ORS 312.214 (Public policy relating to title obtained by county by tax foreclosure) to 312.230 (Limitations on proceedings affecting foreclosure sale) it is declared to be the public policy of this state that:

(1) When a county has acquired or hereafter acquires real property by foreclosure for delinquent taxes, the county’s title to the property shall have the utmost stability; and

(2) Once real property has become or hereafter shall become subject to foreclosure for taxes, there has been imposed and there hereafter shall be imposed upon all persons owning or claiming to own, or having or claiming to have, any interest in the real property, by reason of their delinquency, a continuing duty to investigate and ascertain whether the real property did become or hereafter shall become included in tax foreclosure proceedings, regardless of any defects, jurisdictional or otherwise, that may have appeared or shall hereafter appear in the foreclosure proceedings. [Formerly part of 312.220 (Judgment as evidence and estoppel); 1995 c.79 §152; 2005 c.94 §68]

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.