Public Utility Commission

ORS 756.032
Employee dismissal for retention of prohibited interests or failure to file statements


(1)

The Public Utility Commission shall dismiss an employee:

(a)

Who fails to file the statement required by ORS 756.028 (Employee statements regarding prohibited interests) before the 11th day after the date of employment.

(b)

Who fails to file the supplementary statement required by ORS 756.028 (Employee statements regarding prohibited interests) before the 11th day after the acquisition of a pecuniary interest.

(c)

Who fails to cause divestiture of a pecuniary interest within the time specified in an order issued pursuant to ORS 756.028 (Employee statements regarding prohibited interests).

(2)

Dismissal of an employee under subsection (1) of this section is subject to the procedure and appeal provided in ORS 240.555 (Suspension, reduction, demotion or dismissal), 240.560 (Appeal procedure) and 240.570 (Classified employee filling position in unclassified, exempt or management service). An employee so dismissed is eligible for reemployment. [1971 c.655 §6; 1979 c.468 §34; 2003 c.14 §452; 2014 c.22 §2]
Chapter 756

Notes of Decisions

Under regulatory scheme, Public Utility Commissioner has authority to promulgate rule limiting telephone company's liability for directory listing errors or omissions. Garrison v. Pacific NW Bell, 45 Or App 523, 608 P2d 1206 (1980)

Refund is proper exercise of Public Utility Commission's general powers if refund (1) is based only on information in existence at time of rate order for which refund is being made; (2) is not based on evaluation of public utility's actual expenses or revenues; and (3) is not effectuated by offsetting future rates. Gearhart v. Public Utility Commission, 255 Or App 58, 299 P3d 533 (2013), aff'd 356 Or 216, 339 P3d 904 (2014)


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