Public Utility Commission

ORS 756.534
Place of hearings

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Except as provided in ORS 756.040 (General powers) (4), the hearing may be held at any place designated by the Public Utility Commission within this state, or different parts of the hearing may be held at different places in this state, as shall be designated by the commission. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as ordered and fixed by the commission. [Formerly 756.560]
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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