Oregon Public Utility Commission

Rule Rule 860-001-0420
Motions, Responses, and Replies


(1)

A motion must be made in writing unless otherwise allowed by the Commission or ALJ.

(2)

Before filing a procedural motion, the moving party must make a good faith effort to confer with other parties to seek agreement about the subject of the motion. A procedural motion must describe the effort to confer and the result of the effort.

(3)

A motion against an initiating or responsive pleading under OAR 860-001-0400 (Pleadings Requirements) must be filed within 10 days after the pleading is filed.

(4)

A party may file a response to a motion. A response to a substantive motion must be filed within 15 days of filing of the motion. A response to a procedural motion must be filed within 7 days of filing of the motion.

(5)

The moving party may file a reply to a response to a substantive motion within 7 days of filing of the response. The moving party is not permitted to file a reply to a response to a procedural motion unless permitted by the ALJ.

(6)

If expedited consideration of a motion is requested, the moving party must:

(a)

Certify that the moving party has attempted to contact the other parties to the proceedings to discuss the motion and state whether the parties support the motion;

(b)

Identify the request for expedited consideration in the document caption; and

(c)

Include a request to shorten the time for responses and, if applicable, replies.

(7)

Unless granted by the ALJ, a request for an extension or other related motion does not stay a pending due date.
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