2011 Oregon Revised Statutes
ORS Volume 4, Chapters 131 - 170
ORS Chapter 156
156.315 Assignment of judgment to Department of Revenue.
(1) A justice court may assign a judgment in a criminal action, as described in ORS 137.118 (1) to (5), to the Collections Unit in the Department of Revenue for the following purposes:
(a) To determine whether refunds or other sums are owed to the debtor by the department; and
(b) To deduct the amount of the debt from any refunds or other sums owed to the debtor by the department.
(2) If the Collections Unit determines that refunds or other sums are owed to the debtor, the department shall deduct the amount of the debt from any refunds or other sums owed to the debtor by the department. After also deducting costs of its actions under this section, the department shall remit the amount deducted from refunds or other sums owed to the debtor to the justice court that assigned the judgment.
(3) A debtor whose account is assigned to the Department of Revenue for setoff under this section is entitled to the notice required by ORS 293.250 (3)(d) and to the opportunity for payment in ORS 293.250 (3)(c). [2003 c.375 2]
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