Public Utility Commission

ORS 756.068
Service of notice or other legal process

The service or delivery of any notice, order, form or other document or legal process required to be made by the Public Utility Commission may be made by mail. If by mail, service or delivery is made when the required material is deposited in the post office, in a sealed envelope with postage paid, addressed to the person on whom it is to be served or delivered, at the address as it last appears in the records of the commission. [1971 c.655 §16]

Notes of Decisions

The statutory notice procedure of Public Utility Commissioner did not violate due process standards. Egge v. Davis, 27 Or App 383, 556 P2d 153 (1976), Sup Ct review denied

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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