2015 ORS 87.266¹
Duration of liens

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, if either a suit to foreclose or a proceeding under ORS 87.272 (Petition for foreclosure without suit) to 87.306 (Foreclosure by sale without suit) to foreclose a lien created by ORS 87.216 (Nonpossessory lien for labor or material expended on chattel) to 87.232 (Fishing lien and fish worker's lien) is not commenced in an appropriate court within six months after the notice of claim of lien is filed under ORS 87.242 (Filing notice of claim of lien), or if extended payment is provided and the terms thereof are stated in the notice of claim of lien, then within six months after the expiration of the extended payment, the lien shall cease to exist. A lien shall not be continued in force for a longer time than two years from the time the claim for lien is filed under ORS 87.242 (Filing notice of claim of lien) by an agreement to extend payment.

(2) If either a suit to foreclose or a proceeding under ORS 87.272 (Petition for foreclosure without suit) to 87.306 (Foreclosure by sale without suit) to foreclose a lien created by ORS 87.226 (Agricultural services lien) is not commenced in an appropriate court within 18 months after the notice of claim of lien is filed under ORS 87.242 (Filing notice of claim of lien) or, if extended payment is provided and the terms thereof are stated in the notice of claim of lien, within six months after the expiration of the extended payment, the lien shall cease to exist. A lien shall not be continued in force for a longer time than two years from the time the claim of lien is filed under ORS 87.242 (Filing notice of claim of lien) by an agreement to extend payment. [1975 c.648 §26; 1985 c.469 §6]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 87—Statutory Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors087.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.