2015 ORS 759.060¹
Information submitted by local exchange telecommunications utilities
  • rules exempting disclosure

(1) The Public Utility Commission, by rule, shall specify information submitted to the commission by local exchange telecommunications utilities or cooperatives that is exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated) as provided in this section. In adopting rules, the commission shall consider, among other matters:

(a) Whether the information is of a type that could potentially be used to the competitive disadvantage of a local exchange telecommunications utility or cooperative.

(b) Whether the information concerns matters of a nature personal to an employee or stockholder of a local exchange telecommunications utility or an employee or member of a cooperative.

(c) Whether the information is otherwise publicly available.

(2) Information specified under subsection (1) of this section is exempt from disclosure unless the public interest requires disclosure in the particular instance.

(3) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section limits the exemptions granted to a local exchange telecommunications utility or cooperative under ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated). [1995 c.538 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 759—Telecommunications Utility Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors759.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
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.