ORS 8.680¹
Prosecuting and collecting penalties and forfeitures
  • prosecuting and defending for state

The district attorney shall prosecute for all penalties and forfeitures to the state that may be incurred in the county of the district attorney, and for which no other mode of prosecution and collection is expressly provided by statute, and in like case, prosecute or defend all actions, suits and proceedings in the county to which the state is a party.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 8—Court Officers and District Attorneys, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors008.­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.
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. Currency Information