If any person obtains, gives, sells, trades or otherwise disposes of any supplemental nutrition assistance in violation of ORS 411.840 (Unlawfully obtaining or disposing of supplemental nutrition assistance), the district attorney shall prosecute, for and in the name of the State of Oregon, a civil action or suit to recover from such person the amount of the supplemental nutrition assistance obtained, given, sold, traded or otherwise disposed of by such person.
In any suit or action prosecuted under subsection (1) of this section, the state is entitled to recover interest and its costs and disbursements incurred in such suit or action.
Moneys recovered by the state under this section shall be accounted for or paid to the federal and state governments, as their respective interests therein may appear. [1963 c.599 §17; 1997 c.581 §16; 2009 c.599 §8]
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143