2011 ORS § 561.279¹
Issuance of subpoenas by department for investigations, audits and hearings

The State Department of Agriculture is authorized to issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and to require the production of pertinent books, records and documents in:

(1) Conducting an investigation of a matter with which the department specifically is charged with responsibility and which seriously affects the health of persons or animals;

(2) Making an audit authorized or required by ORS chapter 583; or

(3) Holding a hearing pursuant to the provisions of ORS chapter 183. [1967 c.437 §6; 2003 c.14 §349]