2017 ORS 180.260¹
Service of process by department employees

(1) Notwithstanding ORCP 7 E or any other law, employees and officers of the Department of Justice other than attorneys may serve summons, process and other notice, including all child support actions initiated by the Division of Child Support or to which the division is a party, in litigation and other proceedings in which the state is interested. An employee or officer may not serve process or other notice in any case or proceeding in which the employee or officer has a personal interest or in which it reasonably may be anticipated that the employee or officer will be a material witness.

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the authority granted by subsection (1) of this section may be exercised only in, and within reasonable proximity of, the regular business offices of the Department of Justice, or in situations in which the immediate service of process is necessary to protect the legal interests of the state.

(3) The restriction in subsection (2) of this section does not apply to investigators employed by or contracting with the Division of Child Support. [1989 c.323 §2; 2011 c.318 §7]

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Notes of Decisions

State Accident Insurance Fund Corpora­tion is subject to the pro­vi­sions of this chapter relating to legal representa­tion. Frohnmayer v. SAIF, 61 Or App 147, 655 P2d 1098 (1982), aff’d 294 Or 570, 660 P2d 1061 (1983)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Legal business of Oregon Medical Insurance Pool is not part of state’s legal affairs and Attorney General may not provide advice or legal assistance to pool or its board of directors except at request of state of­fi­cer or agency, (1989) Vol 46, p 155

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 180—Attorney General; Department of Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors180.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 180, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano180.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.