Or. Admin. R. 736-021-0150 - Lost Articles

(1) Under ORS 164.065 and 98.005,a person who finds money or goods with a perceived value of $250 or more at the ocean shore state recreation area must try to find the property's rightful owner in one of the following ways:
(a) By directly following the provisions established in ORS 98.005; or
(b) By giving the found property to the department within 10 days of finding it, along with the details of the time and place the property was found.
(2) A person who finds money or goods valued at less than $250 in the ocean shore recreation may give the property to the department.
(3) Sections (1) and (2) apply to items found by using metal detectors but not to minerals discovered through recreational prospecting.
(4) The department may dispose of unclaimed items in the department's custody in as early as 90 days.
(5) The department must have and follow a property disposition process that complies with applicable state laws and ethics standards.


Or. Admin. R. 736-021-0150
PR 9-1994, f. 11-29-94, cert. ef. 12-1-94; PRD 1-2013, f. 1-15-13, cert. ef. 2-1-13; PRD 5-2018, amend filed 04/20/2018, effective 4/20/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 390.660

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 390.124, 390.635 & 390.660

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