2017 ORS 456.130¹
Investigations, hearings and recommendations of authority

Any authority, acting through one or more commissioners or other persons designated by the authority, may:

(1) Conduct examinations and investigations and hear testimony and take proof under oath at private or public hearings on any matter material for its information.

(2) Administer oaths, issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses or the production of books and papers and issue commissions for the examination of witnesses who are outside the state or unable to attend before the authority or excused from attendance.

(3) Make available to appropriate agencies, including those charged with the duty of abating or requiring the correction of nuisances or like conditions, or of demolishing unsafe or insanitary structures within the area of operation, its findings and recommendations with regard to any buildings or property where conditions exist which are dangerous to the public health, morals, safety or welfare.

Notes of Decisions

Housing Authorities Law and ORS chapter 457, governing crea­tion of urban renewal agencies, are parallel statutory schemes, and thus identical pro­vi­sions in the two acts will be given same effect. Housing Authority of Lane County v. Board of Commissioners, 35 Or App 785, 582 P2d 844 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 456—Housing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors456.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 456, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano456.­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.