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|Oregon||Or. Rev. Stat. § 137.118(1)-(2)||Assignment of judgments for collection of monetary obligation; costs of collection. [Effective January 1, 2020]||
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(1) Judgments in criminal actions that impose monetary obligations, including judgments requiring the payment of fines, costs, assessments, compensatory fines, attorney fees, forfeitures or restitution, may be assigned by the state,
by a municipal court or by a justice court for collection.
(a) The state may assign a judgment to the Department of Revenue or a private collection agency.
(b) A justice court may assign a judgment to a private collection agency or, in a criminal action, to the Department of Revenue for the purposes described in ORS 156.315.
(c) A municipal court may assign a judgment to: (A) A private collection agency; or (B) The Department of Revenue for the purposes described in subsections (6) to (8) of this section, if the judgment was entered in a criminal action and part of the judgment is payable to the State of Oregon.
(d) Nothing in this subsection limits the right of a municipal court or a justice court to assign for collection judgments in matters other than criminal actions.
|Oregon||Or. Rev. Stat. § 1.202||Fee for establishing and administering account for judgment that includes monetary obligation; fee for judgment referred for collection.||
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(1) All circuit courts and appellate courts of this state, and all commissions, departments and divisions in the judicial branch of state government, shall add a fee of not less
than $ 50 and not more than $ 200 to any judgment that includes a monetary obligation that the court or judicial branch is charged with collecting. The fee shall cover the cost of establishing and administering an account for the debtor and shall be added without further notice to the debtor or further order of the court. The fee shall be added only if the court gives the defendant a period of time in which to pay the obligation after the financial obligation is imposed. Fees under this subsection shall be deposited in the General Fund.
|Oregon||Or. Rev. Stat. § 305.830||Collection of fines, penalties and forfeitures; disbursement; cost of collection||
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(1) Amounts transferred to the Department of Revenue by justice and municipal courts under ORS 153.633, 153.645, 153.650 and 153.657 shall be deposited in a suspense account established under ORS
293.445 for the purpose of receiving criminal fines and assessments.
(2) In carrying out its duties under this section, the Department of Revenue shall have access to the records and dockets of those courts charged with the duty to transfer moneys to the department under ORS 153.633, 153.645, 153.650 and 153.657.
(3) The Department of Revenue may retain from the funds transferred under ORS 153.633, 153.645, 153.650 and 153.657 an amount not to exceed two percent annually for its actual costs of collection and disbursement of funds under this section, including the cost of all examinations, investigations and searches, and of all traveling and other expenses in connection therewith. The department shall deposit the net amount of moneys in the suspense account described in subsection (1) of this section into the Criminal Fine Account.
(4) All judicial, municipal and county officers shall cooperate with the Department of Revenue with respect to the collections, searches and investigations and shall furnish the Department of Revenue with any information contained in any of the records under their respective custodies relating thereto.
(5) The Department of State Police shall cooperate in the investigation of fines, penalties and forfeitures.