Oregon Statutes - Chapter 677 - Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture - Section 677.270 - Proceedings upon refusal to testify or failure to obey rule, order or subpoena of board.

If any licensee fails to comply with any lawful rule or order of the Oregon Medical Board, or fails to obey any subpoena issued by the board, or refuses to testify concerning any matter on which the licensee may lawfully be interrogated by the board, the board may apply to any circuit court of this state, or the judge thereof, to compel obedience. The court or judge, upon such application, shall institute proceedings for contempt. The remedy provided in this section is in addition to, and not exclusive of, the authority of the board to discipline licensees for violations of ORS 677.190 (18) and (23). [Amended by 1967 c.470 §51; 1983 c.486 §35; 1989 c.830 §20]

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