2017 ORS 79.0301¹
UCC 9-301. Law governing perfection and priority of security interests

Except as otherwise provided in ORS 79.0303 (UCC 9-303. Law governing perfection and priority of security interests in goods covered by a certificate of title) to 79.0306 (UCC 9-306. Law governing perfection and priority of security interests in letter-of-credit rights), the following rules determine the law governing perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a security interest in collateral:

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, while a debtor is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a security interest in collateral.

(2) While collateral is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a possessory security interest in that collateral.

(3) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4) of this section, while tangible negotiable documents, goods, instruments, money or tangible chattel paper is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs:

(a) Perfection of a security interest in the goods by filing a fixture filing;

(b) Perfection of a security interest in timber to be cut; and

(c) The effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a nonpossessory security interest in the collateral.

(4) The local law of the jurisdiction in which the wellhead or minehead is located governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a security interest in as-extracted collateral. [2001 c.445 §21; 2009 c.181 §95]

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Notes of Decisions

Where creditor with prior perfected secured interest opts not to exercise elective remedies against debtor, creditor maintains security interest and sub­se­quent garnishor takes subject to creditor so that may trace and recapture collateral funds from garnishor. Davis v. F.W. Financial Services, Inc., 260 Or App 191, 317 P3d 916 (2013), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 79—Secured Transactions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors079.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 79, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano079.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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