ORS 25.710¹
Duty of district attorney

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 25.080 (Entity primarily responsible for support enforcement services), the district attorney, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, shall continue to enforce support enforcement cases until the Department of Justice otherwise directs if:

(a) The case was being enforced by the district attorney on October 1, 1985; and

(b) The case involves any arrearages assigned to the state or any other state.

(2) This section does not apply when the obligor or beneficiary of the support judgment or order is receiving any of the following:

(a) Public assistance; or

(b) Care, support or services under ORS 418.015 (Custody and care of needy children by department). [1985 c.671 §51a; 2003 c.73 §40; 2003 c.572 §12; 2003 c.576 §301]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 25—Support Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors025.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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