ORS 756.350¹
Penalty for failure to pay fees
  • action to collect unpaid fees and penalties

Every person who fails to pay any fees provided for in ORS 756.310 (Annual fees payable by utilities and telecommunications providers) or 756.320 (Statements accompanying fees) after they are due and payable shall, in addition to such fees, pay a penalty of two percent of such fees for each and every month or fraction thereof that they remain unpaid. If, in the judgment of the Public Utility Commission, action is necessary to collect any unpaid fees or penalties, the commission shall bring such action or take such proceedings as may be necessary thereon in the name of the State of Oregon in any court of competent jurisdiction, and be entitled to recover all costs and disbursements incurred therein. [Amended by 1971 c.655 §29]

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)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 756—Public Utility Commission, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors756.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 756, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­756ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information