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Overview

Oregon Asset Forfeiture Reporting

Distribution

Information

  • CJC responsibilities regarding Asset Forfeiture can be found in ORS 131A.450, 131A.455 & 131A.600.
  • ORS 131A.455 creates the Asset Forfeiture Oversight Advisory Committee (AFOAC), which consists of two legislators appointed by the Senate President, two by the Speaker of the House, three by the Governor and three by the Attorney General.
  • State and local government agencies electronically report civil and criminal forfeiture disposition and use of proceeds in the CJC Grant System.
  • CJC staff support the AFOAC and use the forfeiture information to compile an annual report that is approved by the committee.

Responsibilities

  • Use civil forfeitures allocated to CJC for specialty court programming. Twenty percent (20%) of civil forfeitures are allocated to the CJC for specialty court programming
  • Maintain system for tracking all state forfeitures
  • Hold seizing agencies accountable to reporting deadlines
  • Staff AFOAC, serve as liaison and assemble the annual report
  • Report annually on or before April 30 to the Speaker of the House, Senate President, Attorney General and Governor

Asset Forfeiture Oversight Advisory Committee Members

Floyd Prozanski | Chair - Senator - District 4

Rick Lewis | Vice-chair - Representative - District 18

Chris Bentz | Senator - District 30

Carla Piluso | Representative - District 50

Andrew M. Kohlmetz | Attorney - Kohlmetz, Steen & Hanrahan, P.C.

Jason Myers | Sheriff - Marion County

Fred Testa, Jr. | Lieutenant, Oregon State Police

Colin Benson | Oregon Department of Justice

Elijah Michalowski | Oregon Department of Justice

Leslie Westphal | Madison Associates - Senior Counsel


Meeting Summaries

Summaryof4-5-17meeting.pdfSummary of 4-5-17 meeting

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