ORS 757.852¹
Acquisition of incumbent utility
  • use of eminent domain

(1) As soon as practicable after being appointed, the board of directors of Oregon Community Power shall implement the agreement entered into by an acquisition review committee under ORS 757.814 (Creation of acquisition review committee) (4)(b).

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 757.890 (Eminent domain) (1), Oregon Community Power may not use the power of eminent domain to accomplish all or a part of an acquisition described in subsection (1) of this section unless the incumbent utility or the persons that have the authority to negotiate the disposition of the incumbent utility or the electric utility assets of the incumbent utility consent to the use of eminent domain for acquisition purposes. [2007 c.807 §11]

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)

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

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 757—Utility Regulation Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­757.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 757, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­757ano.­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.
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