Preliminary Provisions

ORS 131.600
Record keeping and reporting requirements


A seizing agency and any agency that receives forfeited property or proceeds from the sale of forfeited property under ORS 131.550 (Definitions for ORS 131) to 131.600 (Record keeping and reporting requirements) shall maintain written documentation of each sale, decision to retain, transfer or other disposition of forfeited property.



As soon as practicable following the seizure of property for criminal forfeiture, forfeiture counsel shall file with the Asset Forfeiture Oversight Advisory Committee an electronic report that describes the property seized and the circumstances of the seizure.


As soon as practicable following entry of judgment under ORS 131.588 (Judgment of forfeiture), forfeiture counsel shall file with the committee an electronic report describing the judgment and the manner in which any forfeited property and the proceeds from any sales of forfeited property were distributed.


Law enforcement agencies shall supply to forfeiture counsel all information requested by forfeiture counsel that is necessary for the preparation of the electronic reports required by subsection (2) of this section.


Political subdivisions of this state that receive forfeiture proceeds under ORS 131.594 (Disposition and distribution of forfeited property when seizing agency not the state) shall submit an electronic report to the committee for any calendar year in which those proceeds are received. The report must be submitted no later than January 31 of the following year and must describe how the proceeds received by the political subdivision have been or will be used.


The committee may require forfeiture counsel or a political subdivision to include in the electronic reports described in this section any additional information requested by the committee.


The committee shall develop and make available electronic forms for the purposes of the reports described in this section. [2005 c.830 §18; 2011 c.504 §1; 2013 c.9 §1]


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