OAR 860-016-0000
Definitions and Filing Dates

As used in Division 016 of the rules:


“The Act” means the federal Communications Act of 1934, as amended by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.


“Arbitration” means the submission of a dispute for resolution by a neutral third party appointed by the Commission pursuant to Section 252(b) of the Act.


“Commission” means the Public Utility Commission of Oregon.


“Mediation” means a process in which a neutral third party assists negotiating parties to reach their own solution pursuant to Section 252(a)(2) of the Act.


“Petitioner” means a person who has filed a petition for arbitration under the Act.


“Respondent” means the party to a negotiation, which did not make the request for arbitration.


Filing dates are calculated and enforced per OAR 860-001-0150 (Filing Dates).

Source: Rule 860-016-0000 — Definitions and Filing Dates, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=860-016-0000.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 860-016-0000’s source at or​.us