ORS 759.415¹
Order in rate proceeding filed prior to January 1, 1999, to establish maximum rate for affected telecommunications services
  • dismissal of rate proceeding filed after January 1, 1999

(1) In a rate proceeding brought by a telecommunications carrier that elects to be subject to ORS 759.405 (Election of regulation under ORS 759.405 and 759.410) and 759.410 (Intent of ORS 759.410), or by the Public Utility Commission against an electing telecommunications carrier, prior to January 1, 1999, that is on appeal on September 1, 1999, a final rate for a telecommunications service implemented as a result of the final judgment and order or negotiated settlement shall become the maximum rate for purposes of ORS 759.410 (Intent of ORS 759.410).

(2) A rate proceeding brought by or against an electing telecommunications carrier, after January 1, 1999, that is pending on the effective date of the carrier’s election to be subject to ORS 759.405 (Election of regulation under ORS 759.405 and 759.410) and 759.410 (Intent of ORS 759.410), shall be dismissed by the commission or by the court if on appeal, provided the carrier elects to be subject to regulation under ORS 759.405 (Election of regulation under ORS 759.405 and 759.410) and 759.410 (Intent of ORS 759.410) within the later of:

(a) Ninety days from the commencement of the proceeding; or

(b) Ninety days from September 1, 1999.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, the parties to a rate proceeding brought by or against an electing telecommunications carrier, after January 1, 1999, that is pending on the effective date of the carrier’s election to be subject to ORS 759.405 (Election of regulation under ORS 759.405 and 759.410) and 759.410 (Intent of ORS 759.410), may agree to continue the proceeding. [1999 c.1093 §27]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 759—Telecommunications Utility Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors759.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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