Metropolitan Service Districts

ORS 268.040
Exemption from public utility regulation

Transportation facilities operated by a district, including the rates and charges made by the district and the equipment operated by the district, and transportation facilities operated for a district by a private operator pursuant to a contract between the operator and the district, including the rates and charges made by the operator pursuant to the contract, and the equipment operated pursuant to the contract, shall not be subject to the laws of this state regulating public utilities, including those laws administered by the Public Utility Commission of Oregon. [1969 c.700 §31]
Chapter 268

Notes of Decisions

Limitation of chapter applicability to statutorily defined area within boundaries of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties and preclusion of formation of additional metropolitan service districts in state, did not create corporation by special law in violation of Const. Art. XI sec 2. Reilley v. Secretary of State, 288 Or 573, 607 P2d 162 (1980)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of district to borrow waste disposal planning funds from Environmental Quality Commission, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117; Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspection Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 53 (1971); 93 OLR 455 (2014)


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