Regulatory authority of Public Utility Commission over Oregon Community Power
(1) Solely for purposes of determining the authority of the Public Utility Commission to regulate Oregon Community Power and the activities and operations of Oregon Community Power, Oregon Community Power shall be considered a consumer-owned utility, as defined in ORS 757.270 (Definitions for ORS 757.270 to 757.290), and the commission shall regulate Oregon Community Power as a consumer-owned utility.
(2) In addition to having the authority granted the commission under subsection (1) of this section, the commission has the authority to:
(a) Regulate electricity service suppliers that conduct business with or use the facilities of Oregon Community Power;
(b) Determine a claim by an electricity service supplier that Oregon Community Power has acted in an anticompetitive manner; and
(c) Take action against Oregon Community Power to enforce consumer protection rules adopted under ORS 757.659 (Commission rules) (3) and applicable to direct access consumers.
(3) Oregon Community Power may not be required to obtain the approval of the Public Utility Commission to make an acquisition described in ORS 757.812 (Definitions for ORS 757.812 to 757.950) to 757.950 (Authorization to issue and sell revenue bonds).
(4) As used in this section, “direct access” and “electricity service supplier” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 757.915 (Definitions for ORS 757.915 to 757.930). [2007 c.807 §5]
Note: See note under 757.812 (Definitions for ORS 757.812 to 757.950).
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