ORS 583.146¹
Attorney fees

In legal proceedings filed under ORS 583.096 (Judicial review of audit findings), 583.106 (Proceedings to compel handler to make payments or produce information) or 583.136 (Temporary injunction against handler), the court may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party. Any attorney fees awarded to the State Department of Agriculture shall be deposited by and used by the department as authorized under ORS 583.166 (Disposition of fees). If the department does not prevail in such legal proceedings, it shall pay the costs, disbursements and reasonable attorney fees at trial and on appeal, as adjudged by the court, of the prevailing party from the moneys in the Department of Agriculture Account. [1961 c.638 §15(2); 1981 c.897 §68; 1995 c.618 §89]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 583—Milk Marketing, Production and Distribution, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors583.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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