ORS 561.450¹

(1) A lien hereby is created in favor of the State Department of Agriculture upon all real and personal property belonging to any person who fails to pay the department for services or materials furnished within 60 days after the due date in a sum equal to the amount due.

(2) The lien, which shall be valid until paid in full, attaches upon the filing of a Notice of Claim of Lien with the county clerk of the county in which the property is located. The notice of lien claim shall contain a true statement of the amount due. The county clerk shall record the claim of lien and shall receive the same fees as are allowed by law for recording other lien instruments.

(3) The lien created by this section may be foreclosed in the circuit court in the same manner provided by law for the foreclosure of other liens on real or personal property.

(4) The lien created by this section is prior to all liens and encumbrances recorded subsequent to the filing of claim of lien, except taxes and labor liens. [1959 c.229 §6; 1961 c.425 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 561—State Department of Agriculture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors561.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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