2017 ORS 406.100¹
Claims against estate by department

If the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is appointed as a conservator under ORS 406.050 (Additional powers and duties of director or department), a personal representative under ORS 113.085 (Preference in appointing personal representative), a fiduciary by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or a representative payee by the United States Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs shall have a claim against the estate of the protected person, the decedent, the veteran or the veteran’s beneficiaries for purposes of ORS 406.050 (Additional powers and duties of director or department) (8) or (9), for all of the following:

(1) Reasonable expenses incurred by the department in the execution or administration of the estate.

(2) After the appointment of the department as conservator, reasonable compensation for ordinary and unusual services, as set forth by rule by the department.

(3) After the appointment of the department as personal representative, compensation as provided in ORS 113.038 (Request for different method of compensation of personal representative) or 116.173 (Compensation of personal representative) (3) and (4).

(4) With prior approval by the court having probate jurisdiction over the estate, fees charged to the department by the Attorney General for advice or assistance in the performance of the department’s duties as conservator or personal representative of the estate.

(5) After the appointment of the department as a fiduciary by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, compensation as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

(6) After the appointment of the department as representative payee by the United States Social Security Administration, compensation as determined by the administration. [1987 c.425 §3; 2005 c.625 §12; 2013 c.258 §1; 2015 c.381 §3; 2017 c.169 §61]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 406—Department of Veterans’ Affairs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors406.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.