2017 ORS 194.415¹
Attorney General to investigate or prosecute violation
  • payment of expenses

(1) If the Secretary of State believes that an alleged violation of any provision of this chapter is not being investigated or prosecuted, the secretary may direct the Attorney General to take full charge of the investigation or prosecution.

(2) If directed under subsection (1) of this section, the Attorney General shall take full charge of the investigation or prosecution and the provisions of ORS 180.070 (Power of Attorney General to conduct investigations and prosecutions), 180.080 (Attorney General to manage criminal proceedings in court or before grand jury at request of Governor) and 180.090 (Investigations and special prosecutions) shall apply.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 180.070 (Power of Attorney General to conduct investigations and prosecutions) (3), expenses associated with the Attorney General’s investigation or prosecution shall be paid from the Operating Account under ORS 56.041 (Operating Account). [2013 c.219 §46 (enacted in lieu of 194.330)]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 194—Uniform Law on Notarial Acts; Unsworn Foreign Declarations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors194.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.