The Oregon Division of Finance and Corporate Security (DFCS) has a lot of useful information at their web site, including information now on:
1) the 2007 Identity Theft law that allows you to place a security freeze on your credit file:
Oregon Consumer Identity Theft Protection Act (2007 SB 583). More on this new law from Julie Tripp at Oregonlive.
2) the 2007 law on licensing and fee limits for check-cashing companies: 2007 [Laws] c. 358 (2007 HB 2202)