ORS 757.991¹
Civil penalty for noncompliance with gas regulations

Any person or municipality, or their agents, lessees, trustees or receivers, engaged in the management, operation, ownership or control of facilities for the transmission or distribution of gas by pipeline, or facilities for the storage or treatment of gas to be transmitted or distributed by pipeline, who fails to do any act required by ORS 757.039 (Regulation of hazardous substance distribution and storage operations), or fails to comply with any orders, rules or regulations of the Public Utility Commission made in pursuance of ORS 757.039 (Regulation of hazardous substance distribution and storage operations), shall forfeit and pay into the State Treasury a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 for each such failure for each day such failure persists, except that the maximum civil penalty shall not exceed $500,000 for any related series of failures. [1969 c.372 §4; 1991 c.199 §1]

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/­Archive/­2007ors757.­pdf (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).
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