Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.935
Definitions for ORS 757.935 to 757.945

As used in ORS 757.935 (Definitions for ORS 757.935 to 757.945) to 757.945 (Consultation with State Treasurer):


“Credit enhancement agreement” means any agreement or contractual relationship between Oregon Community Power and any bank, trust company, insurance company, surety bonding company, pension fund or other financial institution providing additional credit on or security for a financing agreement or certificates of participation authorized by ORS 757.935 (Definitions for ORS 757.935 to 757.945) to 757.945 (Consultation with State Treasurer).


“Financing agreement” means a bond, installment sale agreement, loan agreement, note, note agreement, short-term promissory note, commercial paper, line of credit or similar obligation or any other agreement to finance real or personal property, tangible or intangible, that is or will be owned and operated by Oregon Community Power, to otherwise borrow money, or to refinance previously executed financing agreements. [2007 c.807 §34]
Note: See note under 757.812 (Definitions for ORS 757.812 to 757.950).
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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