2007 ORS § 30.862¹
Action for public investment fraud
  • attorney fees

(1) Conduct constituting a violation of ORS 30.862 (Action for public investment fraud) and 162.117 (Public investment fraud) to 162.121 (Construction of ORS 162.117 to 162.121) shall give rise to a civil cause of action by the state. The court may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in an action under this section.

(2) The application of one civil remedy under any provision of ORS 30.862 (Action for public investment fraud) and 162.117 (Public investment fraud) to 162.121 (Construction of ORS 162.117 to 162.121) shall not preclude the application of any other remedy, civil or criminal, under ORS 30.862 (Action for public investment fraud) and 162.117 (Public investment fraud) to 162.121 (Construction of ORS 162.117 to 162.121) or under any other provision of law. Civil remedies under ORS 30.862 (Action for public investment fraud) and 162.117 (Public investment fraud) to 162.121 (Construction of ORS 162.117 to 162.121) are supplemental and not mutually exclusive. [1993 c.768 §4; 1995 c.618 §29]