PortlandOnline

POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter City Charter Chapter 2 Government Article 1 The Council
Section 2-109 Investigations.

The Council, or a committee of the Council duly authorized by it, may investigate any board or department of the City government, and the official acts and conduct of any City officer, employee, or agent; and for the purpose of ascertaining facts in connection with such investigation, shall have full power to compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses, to administer oaths, and to examine such persons as it may deem necessary, and to compel the production of books, documents, and other evidence. Willful false swearing in such investigations and examinations shall be perjury, and punishable as such under the laws of the State of Oregon. [Ch. 1903, sec.47; rev. 1914, sec. 32; 1928 pub., sec. 32; 1942 recod., sec. 2-118; rev. Nov. 6, 1962.]