(1) For purposes of an investigation or proceeding under ORS 717.200 to 717.320, 717.900 and 717.905, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses and compel their attendance, take evidence and require the production of books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, agreements or other documents or records that the director considers relevant or material to the inquiry. Each witness who appears before the director under a subpoena shall receive the fees and mileage provided for witnesses in ORS 44.415 (2).
(2) If a person fails to comply with a subpoena issued pursuant to this section or a party or witness refuses to testify on any matter, the judge of the circuit court of any county, on the application of the director, shall compel obedience by proceedings for contempt as in the case of disobedience of the requirements of a subpoena issued from the court or a refusal to testify. [1999 c.571 §23]Section: Previous 717.265 717.270 717.275 717.280 717.285 717.290 717.295 717.300 717.305 717.310 717.315 717.320 717.900 717.905 717.910 Next
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