Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.562
Report to Legislative Assembly of center activities

  • contracts to carry out duties


The board of directors shall file with the Legislative Assembly and the Governor, not later than April 15 of each year, a report covering the activities and operations of the Oregon Utility Notification Center for the preceding calendar year according to the provisions of ORS 192.230 (Definitions for ORS 192.235 to 192.245) to 192.250 (Director of Oregon Department of Administrative Services to report to legislature on ORS 192.230 to 192.250).


In carrying out the duties, functions and powers imposed by law on the Oregon Utility Notification Center, the board of directors may contract with any state agency or private party for the performance of such duties, functions and powers as the board considers appropriate. [1995 c.691 §5]
Note: See note under 757.542 (Definitions for ORS 757.542 to 757.562).
Chapter 757

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)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Governor and Public Utility Commissioner to enter into binding agreements with respect to uniform curtailment plans, (1977) Vol 38, p 861


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