Or. Admin. R. 860-250-0035 - Nonharmful Device Determinations

(1) A petition requesting that the Commission determine by rule whether a device is nonharmful under Oregon Laws 2018, Chapter 88, Section 1(1)(h) will be governed by the requirements set forth in this rule and either of the following:
(a) ORS 756.500 to 756.610 and the generally applicable filing, contested case, discovery, and protective order procedures contained in OAR chapter 860, division 001; or
(b) the Oregon Administrative Procedures Act and the generally applicable filing, rulemaking, and confidentiality procedures contained in OAR chapter 860, division 001.
(2) A contested case petition under section (1) of this rule must conform with OAR 860-001-0400(1) and (2) and a petition for adopting, amending, or repealing a rule under section (1) of this rule must conform with OAR 860-001-0250. Either type of filing must also include the following additional information to the extent relevant information is available to the petitioning party:
(a) A detailed description of the device at issue. At a minimum, this description should include:
(A) The name, manufacturer, and distributor of the device;
(B) The purpose of the device (e.g., personal communication, medical monitoring);
(C) A description of how the device works, including whether it alters, intercepts, diverts, or otherwise interferes with end user traffic or end user information; and
(D) Any relevant determinations regarding the device made by other bodies, including the FCC.
(b) A detailed explanation of why the device at issue is or is not a nonharmful device under Oregon Laws 2018, Chapter 88, Section 1(1)(h).
(c) Any public body, contract, or request for proposal (RFP) to which the petition relates. If applicable, the petition should include contact information for any public body identified and a description of the current status of and timeline for the affected contract or RFP. If the pleading relates to a procurement or contracting dispute, the petition should also identify any negative determination made by the relevant public body and indicate whether any applicable procurement appeal process was utilized.
(d) Any parallel or related proceedings pending in any forum, if known.
(e) A request for an appropriate protective order, as needed, if a contested case petition.
(3) A response to a contested case petition filed under sections (1) and (2) of this rule must conform with the requirements of OAR 860-001-0400(3) and (4)(a) and must respond to or supplement the information identified in section (2) of this rule to the extent relevant information is available to the responding party.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 860-250-0035
PUC 9-2018, adopt filed 12/27/2018, effective 1/1/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS Ch. 183, 756, 2018 OL Ch. 88

Statutes/Other Implemented: 2018 OL Ch. 88, Sect. 1(1)(h)

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