2017 ORS 87.537¹
Duration of lien

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, if a suit to foreclose a lien created by ORS 87.503 (Lien for long term care) is not commenced in an appropriate court within the 180-day period immediately following the date on which the lien is perfected under ORS 87.507 (Perfecting lien), the lien shall cease to exist.

(2) Any period of time during which a lien created by ORS 87.503 (Lien for long term care) may not be foreclosed under ORS 87.527 (Limitations on property subject to lien) shall not be part of the period of time during which the lien exists under subsection (1) of this section. The existence of a lien created by ORS 87.503 (Lien for long term care) shall not be extended in any case for longer than 180 days after a circumstance preventing foreclosure under ORS 87.527 (Limitations on property subject to lien) ceases. A lien created by ORS 87.503 (Lien for long term care) shall not continue in existence for a period of more than 10 years after the date on which the lien was perfected under ORS 87.507 (Perfecting lien). [1995 c.749 §9; 1997 c.744 §9]

Note: See note under 87.501 (Definitions for ORS 87.501 to 87.542).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 87—Statutory Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors087.­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.
 
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.