ORS 759.235¹
Mandatory measured service rate
  • prohibition

(1) The Public Utility Commission shall be prohibited from requiring any call aggregator, telephone customer or class of customers to pay for local exchange telephone service, or any portion thereof, on a mandatory measured service basis.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) “Call aggregator” has the meaning given that term in ORS 759.680 (Operator service provider duties to service users).

(b) “Measured service” means charging for local exchange telephone service based upon number of calls, length of calls, distance, time of day, or any combination thereof.

(3) Nothing in this section is intended to prohibit the commission from requiring telephone customers to pay on a mandatory measured service basis for:

(a) Land, marine, or air mobile service.

(b) Local exchange telephone service resold at a profit.

(4) The commission shall not change boundaries of local exchange service areas nor take any other actions if such changes or actions have the effect of circumventing subsections (1) and (2) of this section. [Formerly 757.840; 1997 c.317 §1]

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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