Oregon Statutes - Chapter 469 - Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities - Section 469.225 - Revocation of certificate; forfeiture of tax credits; collection.

(1) Under the procedures for a contested case under ORS chapter 183, the Director of the State Department of Energy may order the revocation of the certificate issued under ORS 469.215 if the director finds that:

(a) The certification was obtained by fraud or misrepresentation; or

(b) The holder of the certificate has failed substantially to construct or to make every reasonable effort to operate the facility in compliance with the plans, specifications and procedures in such certificate.

(2) As soon as the order of revocation under this section becomes final, the director shall notify the Department of Revenue of such order.

(3) If the certificate is ordered revoked pursuant to subsection (1)(a) of this section, all prior tax credits provided to the holder of the certificate by virtue of such certificate shall be forfeited and upon notification under subsection (2) of this section the Department of Revenue immediately shall proceed to collect those taxes not paid by the certificate holder as a result of the tax credits provided to the holder under ORS 315.354. The Department of Revenue shall have the benefit of all laws of this state pertaining to the collection of income and excise taxes. No assessment of such taxes shall be necessary and no statute of limitation shall preclude the collection of such taxes.

(4) If the certificate is ordered revoked pursuant to subsection (1)(b) of this section, the certificate holder shall be denied any further relief under ORS 315.354 in connection with such facility from and after the date that the order of revocation becomes final. [1979 c.512 §10; 2003 c.186 §27]

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