ORS 759.182¹
Rate schedules for service promotions
  • rules

(1) A telecommunications utility may file rate schedules for service promotions that are offered by the utility for the purpose of:

(a) Increasing the use of the utility’s services by present or future customers;

(b) Preventing a decrease in the use of the utility’s services by present or future customers; or

(c) Inducing any person to use the utility’s services instead of a competing provider’s services.

(2) The rates charged under a service promotion by a telecommunications utility must be adequate to ensure that:

(a) The utility will recover an amount equal to the sum of the total service long run incremental cost of providing the nonessential functions of the service and the price that is charged to other telecommunications carriers for the essential functions; and

(b) The utility will recover the amount under paragraph (a) of this subsection during the average time that customers use the service.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 759.190 (Notice of schedule change), service promotion rate schedules become effective upon filing with the Public Utility Commission.

(4) The commission shall adopt rules governing service promotion rate schedules filed under this section. [2001 c.309 §2]

Note: 759.182 (Rate schedules for service promotions) was added to and made a part of 759.180 (Hearing on reasonableness of rates) to 759.190 (Notice of schedule change) by legislative action but was not added to any other series. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 759—Telecommunications Utility Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors759.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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