2015 ORS § 407.135¹
Authority of department
  • disposition of certain moneys

The Department of Veterans Affairs is authorized and empowered, in the name and in behalf of the state to commence and prosecute to judgment all suits, actions and proceedings necessary to protect the interest of the state; to bid in property offered for sale under such proceedings and to acquire title to property for and in behalf of the state as a result of such proceedings; to accept deeds from borrowers in lieu of foreclosure; to sell, transfer, convey, lease or assign any property acquired by the department for and in behalf of the state; to make repairs and improvements or alterations; to pay taxes, liens and charges of every kind superior to the lien of the state; and otherwise to administer such property in such manner as the department deems to the best interest of the state. All money received by the department from the sale, leasing or other disposition of any property shall be paid over to the State Treasurer and deposited in the Oregon War Veterans Bond Sinking Account. [Formerly 407.080; 1987 c.652 §3; 2003 c.576 §439; 2005 c.625 §20]