2017 ORS 98.050¹
Finder’s reports
  • rules
  • fee

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This section is amended
Effective September 29, 2019
Relating to administering unclaimed properties; creating new provisions; amending ORS 60.674, 62.720, 63.674, 65.674, 87.691, 90.425, 97.170, 98.050, 98.302, 98.329, 98.348, 98.352, 98.353, 98.354, 98.356, 98.362, 98.366, 98.372, 98.376, 98.382, 98.384, 98.386, 98.388, 98.392, 98.396, 98.402, 98.412, 98.416, 98.422, 98.424, 98.991, 98.992, 112.055, 113.045, 113.075, 113.085, 113.105, 113.235, 113.238, 113.242, 114.325, 114.505, 114.520, 114.535, 116.193, 116.203, 116.243, 116.253, 146.125, 183.635, 273.125, 273.141, 273.183, 287A.474, 293.450, 293.455, 293.460, 293.701, 314.840, 327.405, 652.405, 657.665, 708A.430, 708A.655, 711.225, 711.230, 711.235, 711.590, 716.905, 716.910, 723.466 and 723.844 and section 2, chapter 91, Oregon Laws 2018, section 2, chapter 95, Oregon Laws 2018, sections 22 and 23, chapter 105, Oregon Laws 2018, and section 6, chapter 166, Oregon Laws 2019 (Enrolled House Bill 3008); and prescribing an effective date.

(1) The administrator may compile information or data in the possession of the Department of State Lands into finder’s reports at the request of any person to assist in finding the owners of abandoned or unclaimed property.

(2) The administrator shall adopt by rule a fee for copies of finder’s reports. The fee charged shall be commensurate with preparation costs including production, duplication and staff time involved.

(3) Any person requesting a copy of a finder’s report shall be charged the fee.

(4) As used in subsections (1) to (3) of this section:

(a) “Administrator” has the same meaning as given by ORS 98.302 (Definitions for ORS 98.302 to 98.436).

(b) “Person” includes any natural person, corporation, partnership, firm or association.

(c) “Finder’s report” means any report prepared by the administrator for the benefit of any person to assist in finding the owners of abandoned or unclaimed property. [1987 c.708 §§1,2; 2001 c.237 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 98—Lost, Unclaimed or Abandoned Property; Vehicle Towing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors098.­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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