2011 ORS § 194.150¹
Recovery of forfeitures

All forfeitures under ORS 194.130 (Disposition of records on vacancy in office) shall be recovered in a civil action in any court having jurisdiction of the same in the county where the notary public resides or is employed or is carrying on business. One-half shall be paid to the person bringing the action and one-half shall be paid to the State Treasurer to be credited to the General Fund. [Amended by 1967 c.541 §20; 1985 c.487 §3]