2015 ORS 645.200¹
General authority to administer chapter

The director:

(1) May make such public or private investigations within or outside this state as the director deems necessary to determine whether a person has violated or is about to violate any provision of this chapter or any rule or order of the director, or to aid in the enforcement of this chapter or in the adoption of rules thereunder;

(2) May require or permit a person to file a statement in writing, under oath or otherwise as the director determines, as to all the facts and circumstances concerning the matter to be investigated;

(3) May publish information concerning any violation of this chapter or any rule or order of the director; and

(4) If the director has reason to believe that any person has been engaged or is engaging in any violation of this chapter, may issue an order, subject to ORS 645.215 (Notice of orders), directed to the person to cease and desist from the violation or threatened violation. [1987 c.148 §11]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 645—Commodity Transactions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors645.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.