2017 ORS 86A.327¹
Complaints
  • director’s power to investigate
  • confidentiality
  • exceptions

(1) If the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services receives a complaint concerning a person that services a residential mortgage loan, the director:

(a) Shall notify the person of the complaint, provide a copy of the complaint in the notice and require the person to respond to the complaint and to the director within 30 days after the date of the notice;

(b) May investigate the complaint and require the person to provide books, accounts, papers, records, files, correspondence, contracts and agreements, disclosures, documentation and other information, material or evidence necessary for the director’s investigation; and

(c) May investigate the person and the person’s policies and practices with respect to servicing a residential mortgage loan and require the person to provide books, accounts, papers, records, files, documentation and other information, material or evidence necessary for the director’s investigation.

(2)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, books, accounts, papers, records, files, correspondence, contracts and agreements, disclosures, documentation and other information, material or evidence the director receives or possesses as a consequence of an investigation under subsection (1) of this section are confidential unless state or federal law or a court order permits or requires disclosure.

(b) The director may share any item listed in paragraph (a) of this subsection with any state or federal agency.

(3) The director may charge and collect from a person the director investigates under this section the costs the director incurs in conducting the investigation. [2017 c.636 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 86A—Mortgage Lending, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors086A.­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.
 
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