Oregon Statutes - Chapter 774 - Citizens' Utility Board - Section 774.030 - Citizensí Utility Board; powers.

(1) The Citizensí Utility Board is hereby created as an independent nonprofit public corporation and is authorized to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(2) The Citizensí Utility Board has perpetual succession and it may sue and be sued, and may in its own name purchase and dispose of any interest in real and personal property, and shall have such other powers as are granted to corporations by ORS 65.077. No part of its net earnings shall inure to the benefit of any individual or member of the Citizensí Utility Board.

(3) The Citizensí Utility Board shall have all rights and powers necessary to represent and protect the interests of utility consumers, including but not limited to the following powers:

(a) To conduct, fund or contract for research, studies, plans, investigations, demonstration projects and surveys.

(b) To represent the interests of utility consumers before legislative, administrative and judicial bodies.

(c) To accept grants, contributions and appropriations from any source, and to contract for services.

(d) To adopt and modify bylaws governing the activities of the Citizensí Utility Board. [1985 c.1 §3; 1989 c.1010 §179]

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