2015 ORS 79.0509¹
UCC 9-509. Persons entitled to file a record

(1) A person may file an initial financing statement, amendment that adds collateral covered by a financing statement, or amendment that adds a debtor to a financing statement only if:

(a) The debtor authorizes the filing in an authenticated record or pursuant to subsection (2) or (3) of this section; or

(b) The person holds an agricultural lien that has become effective at the time of filing and the financing statement covers only collateral in which the person holds an agricultural lien.

(2) By authenticating or becoming bound as debtor by a security agreement, a debtor or new debtor authorizes the filing of an initial financing statement, and an amendment, covering:

(a) The collateral described in the security agreement; and

(b) Property that becomes collateral under ORS 79.0315 (UCC 9-315. Secured party's rights on disposition of collateral and in proceeds) (1)(b), whether or not the security agreement expressly covers proceeds.

(3) By acquiring collateral in which a security interest or agricultural lien continues under ORS 79.0315 (UCC 9-315. Secured party's rights on disposition of collateral and in proceeds) (1)(a), a debtor authorizes the filing of an initial financing statement, and an amendment, covering the collateral and property that becomes collateral under ORS 79.0315 (UCC 9-315. Secured party's rights on disposition of collateral and in proceeds) (1)(b).

(4) A person may file an amendment other than an amendment that adds collateral covered by a financing statement or an amendment that adds a debtor to a financing statement only if:

(a) The secured party of record authorizes the filing; or

(b) The amendment is a termination statement for a financing statement as to which the secured party of record has failed to file or send a termination statement as required by ORS 79.0513 (UCC 9-513. Termination statement) (1) or (3), the debtor authorizes the filing, and the termination statement indicates that the debtor authorized it to be filed.

(5) If there is more than one secured party of record for a financing statement, each secured party of record may authorize the filing of an amendment under subsection (4) of this section. [2001 c.445 §80]

Chapter 79

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 79, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano079.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.