2007 ORS § 181.080¹
(1) The Department of State Police may establish forensic laboratories.
(2) The laboratories shall furnish service as available to all district attorneys, sheriffs and other peace officers in the state. The services of the laboratories shall also be available to any defendant in a criminal case on order of the court before which the criminal case is pending. [Amended by 1953 c.5 §3; 1963 c.218 §1; 1971 c.467 §23; 2001 c.870 §12]