2017 ORS 759.025¹
Certificates of authority for persons, companies and corporations providing services on January 1, 1986

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 759.020 (Certificate of authority), the Public Utility Commission shall issue to any person, company or corporation providing intrastate telecommunications services that are subject to regulation by the commission on January 1, 1986, a certificate of authority to continue to provide those services on and after January 1, 1986.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commission shall issue to any cooperative corporation, or unincorporated association providing intrastate telecommunications service on January 1, 1986, a certificate of authority to continue to provide those services on and after January 1, 1986. Such actions shall not subject such cooperative corporations or association to the commission’s general powers of regulation. [Formerly 757.820]

Notes of Decisions

Statutory certifica­tion of intrastate tel­e­com­mu­ni­ca­­tions services provided by co­op­er­a­tives prior to January 1, 1986, does not exempt co­op­er­a­tive from certificate of authority require­ment for sub­se­quent expansion of services. Beaver Creek Cooperative Telephone Company v. Public Utility Commission, 182 Or App 559, 50 P3d 1231 (2002); Beaver Creek Cooperative Telephone Company v. Public Utility Commission, 182 Or App 576, 50 P3d 1240 (2002)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 759—Telecommunications Utility Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors759.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 759, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano759.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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