Trade Practices and Antitrust Regulation

ORS 646.565
Notice of provisions of ORS 646.561 and 646.563

  • rulemaking by Public Utility Commission

The Public Utility Commission shall by rule require that telecommunications companies inform parties of the provisions of ORS 646.561 (Definitions for ORS 646.561 to 646.565) and 646.563 (Telephone solicitation of party who states desire not to be called). Notification may be by:


Annual inserts in the billing statements mailed to parties; or


Conspicuous publication of the notice in the consumer information pages of local telephone directories. [1989 c.622 §10]
Chapter 646

Notes of Decisions

Subject matter regulated by this chapter is not "preempted" by Federal Robinson-Patman Act so as to render this chapter invalid. W. J. Seufert v. Nat. Restaurant Supply Co., 266 Or 92, 511 P2d 363 (1973)

Whether an injunction should issue when a court finds a violation of the Act is a matter of discretion. State ex rel Johnson v. International Harvester Co., 25 Or App 9, 548 P2d 176 (1976)

This chapter imposes no affirmative duty to inform customers of rates in absence of request, but prohibits making information about prices available to some customers and not others. Wildish Sand & Gravel v. Northwest Natural Gas Co., 103 Or App 215, 796 P2d 1237 (1990), Sup Ct review denied


Last accessed
Jun. 26, 2021