ORS 774.190¹
Applicability of certain laws to board
  • protection from liability

(1) ORS 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services) and 283.085 (Definitions for ORS 283.085 to 283.092) to 283.092 (Effect of financing agreement on tax status) and ORS chapters 278, 279A, 279B, 279C, 282, 283, 291, 292, 293, 295 and 297 do not apply to Citizens’ Utility Board or to the administration and enforcement of this chapter. An employee of Citizens’ Utility Board is not considered an “employee” as the term is defined in the public employees retirement laws. Citizens’ Utility Board and its employees are exempt from the provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law.

(2) ORS chapter 183 does not apply to determinations and actions by the board.

(3) The board, and any of the officers, employees, agents or members of Citizens’ Utility Board shall be provided the same protections from liability as the board, officers, employees, agents, or members of any nonprofit corporation of the State of Oregon. [1985 c.1 §15; 2003 c.794 §330; 2012 c.107 §71]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 774—Citizens’ Utility Board, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors774.­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.
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. Currency Information