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14B.50.035 Disbursement of Proceeds from Prostitution Forfeiture.

(Replaced by Ordinance No. 184648, effective June 8, 2011.) 

A.  Forfeiture proceeds arising out of the prohibited conduct as defined by Section 14B.50.030 shall be separately accounted for. 

B.  After entry of a judgment of forfeiture for any assets forfeited under Section 14B.50.030, the forfeiting agency shall distribute or apply the proceeds in the following order:

1.  To the satisfaction of any foreclosed liens, security interests, and contracts, in order of their priority;

2.  To the seizing and forfeiting agencies for actual and reasonable expenses related to the costs of the forfeiture proceeding, including but not limited to

a.  the costs incurred by seizing and forfeiting agencies in investigating and prosecuting the case, such as costs, disbursements and attorney fees as defined in ORCP 68 A;

b.  special expenses such as the provision of currency for undercover law enforcement operations, the cost of disabling a hidden compartment in a motor vehicle, and storage or maintenance of the seized property; and

c.  expenses arising in connection with the sale of any forfeited property.

3.  The forfeiting agency may not pay expenditures made in connection with the ordinary maintenance and operation of a seizing or forfeiting agency under this Subsection. 

C.   After payment of costs under Subsection 14B.50.035 B., the forfeiting agency shall use seventy-five percent of the remaining proceeds to provide services, including but not limited to shelter services, for victims of human trafficking.  The remaining twenty-five percent of the proceeds from any assets forfeited under or Section 14B.50.030 may be used by the Portland Police Bureau for law enforcement purposes relating to the provisions of ORS 167.002, 167.007(1)(b), 167.012, and 167.017.