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Complete Table of Contents

Volume A


      

Chapter 01 Rules of Procedure


   

Subchapter: A General

  • 1    Definitions and Applicability
  • 2    Rules Of Conduct
  • 3    Procedures Applicable To All Proceedings
  • 4    Hearings
  • 5    Discovery
  • 6    Implementation Of Provisions Of The Public Officer's Law
  • 7 Implementation Of State Environmental Quality Review Act
  • 8    Declaratory Rulings
  • 10    Referenced Material

  •    

    Subchapter: B Procedures and Requirements Concerning Consumer Protections

  • 11 Home Energy Fair Practices Act And Energy Consumer Protecton Act -- Rules
  • 12 Consumer Complaint Procedures
  • 13 Rules Governing The Provision Of Service By Gas, Electric And Steam Corporations To Nonresidential Customers
  • 14 Rules Governing The Provision Of Service By Certain Water Corporations To Residential Customers

  •    

    Subchapter: C Applications for Authority

            Article 1 General

  • 17    Matters Relative To All Applications
  • 18 Financial Condition Defined
  •         Article 2 Issuance of Certificates and Permits

  • 21 Gas, Electric, Steam, Waterworks, Telegraph And Telephone Corporations And Municipalities
  •         Article 3 Transfer of Certificates, Permits and/or Property

  • 31 Gas, Electric, Steam, Waterworks, Telegraph And Telephone Corporations
  •         Article 4 Securities

  • 37 Issuance Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness: Gas, Electric, Steam, Waterworks, Telegraph And Telephone Corporations
  • 38 Reorganizations
  • 39 Acquisition Of Capital Stock Or Bonds Of Gas, Electric, Steam, Waterworks, Telegraph And Telephone Corporations
  •         Article 5 Uniform System of Accounts

  • 46 Applications Under Uniform System Of Accounts
  • 47 Applications Provided For In Notes To Accounts For Capital Stock For Electric, Gas, Steam, Waterworks, Omnibus Corporations And Class C Telephone Corporations
  • 48 Material Changes In Accounting For Class A Utilities
  •         Article 6 Miscellaneous

  • 55 Destruction Of Records
  • 56 Use Of Revenues For Purposes Other Than Operating, Maintenance And Depreciation Expenses, Construction, Extension, Improvement Or Maintenance, Payment Of Indebtedness And Interest Thereon Or Dividends
  • 57 Sundry Applications
  • 58 Petitions For Exemption From Compliance With Provisions Of The Public Service Law

  •    

    Subchapter: D Rate Proceedings

  • 61 Rate Proceedings

  •    

    Subchapter: F Long-Range Electric System Planning

  • 84 Transmission Facilities Management

  •    

    Subchapter: G Certificates of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need

  • 85 General Procedures
  • 86 General Exhibits
  • 87 Exhibits For Gas Transmission Lines 10 Or More Miles Long
  • 88 Exhibits For Electric Transmission Filings

  •    

    Subchapter: H Miscellaneous

  • 89 Notification Requirements

  •       

    Chapter 02 Electric Utilities


       

    Subchapter: A Service

  • 90 Consumer Deposits--Electric Corporations
  • 91 Consumer Deposits--Municipal Utilities
  • 92 Meters--Testing And Reporting
  • 93 Approval Of New Types Of Electricity Meters, Instrument Transformers And Auxiliary Devices
  • 94 Use By Electric Corporation Of Demand Meters And Registers Of The Indicating Type
  • 96 Residential Submetering
  • 97 Notice Of Interruptions Of Service
  • 98 General Provisions Relating To The Extension Of Facilities By Electric Corporations And Municipalities
  • 99 New Construction Of Distribution Lines, Service Lines, And Appurtenant Facilities In Certain Visually Significant Resources Outside Residential Subdivisions
  • 100    New Construction Of Distribution Lines, Service Lines And Appurtenant Facilities In Residential Subdivisions
  • 101 Underground Electric Facility Construction
  • 102 Installation Of Non-Article VII Electric Transmission Facilities
  • 105    Electric Utility Emergency Plans

  •    

    Subchapter: B Securities

  • 115 Notice Of Issuance By Electric Corporations Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes, Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness

  •    

    Subchapter: C Safety

  • 125 Reports Of Accidents
  • 126 Electric Power Line Structure Safety Requirements
  • 127 Allowable Induced Voltage In Pipelines

  •    

    Subchapter: D Rates and Charges

  • 137 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Electric Corporations
  • 138 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills-- Municipal Electric Utilities
  • 139 Combining Electric Service Rendered At One Location Through Two Or More Meters In Computing Bills
  • 140 Bills For Service--Electric Corporations
  • 141 Determination By Electric Corporations Of Consumer Demand
  • 142 Charges For Special Services
  • 143 Notice Of Discontinuance And Complaint Procedures
  • 145 Interest On Customer Overpayments To Electric Utilities

  •    

    Subchapter: E Records; Reports

  • 153    Retention By Electric Corporations Of Records At Principal Office
  • 154 Continuing Property Records--Electric Corporations

  •    

    Subchapter: F Uniform Systems of Accounts

            Article 1 Classes A and B

  • 165 General Provisions
  • 166 Instructions--General
  • 167 System Of Accounts Prescribed
  •         Article 2 Classes C and D

  • 180 General Provisions
  • 181 Instructions--General
  • 182 Instructions--Electric Plant Accounts
  • 183 Instructions--Operating Revenue Accounts
  •         Article 3 Municipal Electric Utilities

  • 195 Abstracts From Law
  • 196 General Provisions
  • 197 Instructions

  •    

    Subchapter: G Miscellaneous

  • 215    Utility Contract And Procurement Procedures
  • 216    Contracts Or Agreements For The Construction, Improvement, Extension Or Maintenance Of Utility Plant
  • 217 Numbering Poles Or Structures For Carrying Overhead Wires
  • 218 Limitation Of Liability Clauses--Electric Corporations

  •       

    Chapter Appendix Volume A


       

    Subchapter:

  • 220 Appendix Volume A

  • Volume B


          

    Chapter 03 Gas Utilities


       

    Subchapter: A Service

  • 225 Consumer Deposits--Gas Corporations
  • 226 Gas Meters And Accessories -- Testing And Reporting
  • 227    Approval Of Types Of Gas Meters And Accessories
  • 228 Testing Gas Meters On Complaint Of Customers
  • 229 Gas Standards
  • 230 Extension Of Mains And Service Lines--Gas Corporations
  • 231 Residential Submetering
  • 232 Notice Of Interruption Of Service
  • 233 Minimum Insulation Standards For The Provision Of Gas And Electric Utility Service

  •    

    Subchapter: B Securities

  • 245 Notice Of Issuance By Gas Corporations Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness

  •    

    Subchapter: C Safety

  • 255 Transmission And Distribution Of Gas
  • 256 Inspection And Maintenance Of Gas Holders
  • 257 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants
  • 258 Transportation Of Liquid Petroleum
  • 259 Liquefied Natural Gas
  • 261 Piping Beyond The Meter
  • 262 Drug And Alcohol Testing

  •    

    Subchapter: D Rates and Charges

  • 271 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Gas Corporations
  • 272 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Municipal Gas Utilities
  • 273 Bills For Service--Gas Corporations
  • 274 Charges For Special Services
  • 275 Notices Of Discontinuance And Complaint Procedures
  • 277 Interest On Customer Overpayments To Gas Utilities

  •    

    Subchapter: E Records; Reports

  • 293    Retention By Gas Corporations Of Records At Principal Office
  • 294 Continuing Property Records--Gas Corporations
  • 295 Accounts, Records And Reports Of General Business Corporations Providing Incidental Utility Service
  • 296 Producers Of Indigenous Natural Gas--Records

  •    

    Subchapter: F Uniform System of Accounts

            Article 1 Classes A and B

  • 310 General Provisions
  • 311 Instructions--General
  • 312 System Of Accounts Prescribed
  •         Article 2 Classes C and D

  • 321 Instructions--General
  • 323 Instructions--Operating Revenue Accounts

  •    

    Subchapter: G Miscellaneous

  • 350    Utility Contract And Procurement Procedures
  • 351    Contracts Or Agreements For The Construction, Improvement, Extension Or Maintenance Of Utility Plant
  • 352 Limitation Of Liability Clauses--Gas Corporations

  •       

    Chapter 04 Steam Utilities


       

    Subchapter: A Service

  • 400 Installation Of House Service Equipment, Operating Conditions, And Testing Of Meters And Of Steam Quality By Corporations Having 1,000 Installed Customers' Meters
  • 402 Consumer Deposits - Steam Corporations

  •    

    Subchapter: B Securities

  • 410 Notice Of Issuance By Steam Corporations Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes, Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness

  •    

    Subchapter: C Safety

  • 420    Distribution Of Steam

  •    

    Subchapter: D Rates and Charges

  • 431 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Steam Corporations
  • 432 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Municipal Steam Utilities
  • 433 Bills For Service--Steam Corporations
  • 434 Notices Of Discontinuance And Complaint Procedures
  • 435 Interest On Customer Overpayments To Steam Utilities

  •    

    Subchapter: E Records; Reports

  • 442    Retention By Steam Corporations Of Records At Principal Office
  • 443 Continuing Property Records--Steam Corporations
  • 444 Accounts, Records And Reports Of General Business Corporations Providing Incidental Utility Service

  •    

    Subchapter: F Uniform System of Accounts

            Article 1 Classes A and B

  • 460 General Provisions
  • 461 Instructions--General
  • 462 Instructions--Balance Sheet Accounts
  • 463 Instruction--Steam Plant Accounts
  • 464 Instructions--Earned Surplus Account
  • 465 Instructions--Income Accounts
  • 466 Instructions--Operating Revenue Accounts
  • 467 Instructions--Operation And Maintenance Accounts

  •    

    Subchapter: G Miscellaneous

  • 480    Utility Contract And Procurement Procedures
  • 481    Contracts Or Agreements For The Construction, Improvement, Extension Or Maintenance Of Utility Plant

  •       

    Chapter Appendix Volume B


       

    Subchapter:

  • 490 Appendix Volume B

  • Volume C


          

    Chapter 05 Waterworks Corporations


       

    Subchapter: A Service

  • 500    Meter Approvals; Testing Of Meters; Reports Of Tests
  • 501 Extension Of Mains
  • 502 Construction And Maintenance Of Service Pipes
  • 503 Service Standards
  • 504 Discontinuance Of Service By Consumers
  • 510 Consumer Deposits--Waterworks Corporations

  •    

    Subchapter: B Service

  • 520 Notice Of Issuance By Waterworks Corporations Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness

  •    

    Subchapter: C Rates and Charges

  • 531 Penalties And Discounts--Consumers' Bills--Waterworks Corporations
  • 532 Advance Billing--Certain Waterworks Corporations
  • 533 Notices Of Discontinuance And Complaint Procedures
  • 534 Interest On Customer Overpayments To Water Utilities

  •    

    Subchapter: D Records; Reports

  • 540    Annual Reports--Municipal Water Systems
  • 543    Retention By Waterworks Corporations Of Records At Principal Office
  • 544 Continuing Property Records
  • 545    Accounts, Records And Reports Of General Business Corporations Providing Incidental Utility Service

  •    

    Subchapter: E Uniform System of Accounts

            Article 1 Classes A and B

  • 560 General Provisions
  • 561 Instructions--General
  • 562 Instructions--Balance Sheet Accounts
  • 563 Instructions--Water Plant Accounts
  • 564 Instructions--Unappropriated Retained Earnings Accounts
  • 565 Instructions--Income Accounts
  • 566 Instructions--Operating Revenue Accounts
  • 567 Instructions--Operating Expense
  •         Article 2 Classes C and D

  • 575 General Provisions
  • 576 Instructions--General
  • 577 Instructions--Water Plant Accounts
  • 578 Instructions--Operating Revenue Accounts

  •    

    Subchapter: F Miscellaneous

            Article 2 Classes C and D

  • 585    Utility Contract And Procurement Procedures
  • 586    Contracts Or Agreements For The Construction, Improvement, Extension Or Maintenance Of Utility Plant

  •       

    Chapter 06 Telephone and Telegraph Corporations


       

    Subchapter: A Service

  • 600 Rules Governing The Provision Of Telephone Service To Non-Residential Customers
  • 601 Trial Service Installation
  • 602 Consumer Relations And Operations Management
  • 603 Service Standards Applicable To Telephone Corporations
  • 604    New Construction Of Distribution Facilities In Residential Subdivisions
  • 605 Common Carrier Rules
  • 606 Billing And Collection Services
  • 607 Underground Telephone Construction
  • 608 New Construction Of Distribution Facilities In Certain Visually Significant Resources Outside Residential Subdivisions
  • 609 Rules Governing Provision Of Telephone Service To Residential Customers

  •    

    Subchapter: B Securities

  • 620 Notice Of Issuance By Telephone And Telegraph Corporations Of Stocks, Bonds, Notes, Or Other Evidences Of Indebtedness

  •    

    Subchapter: C Rates and Charges

  • 632 Liability For Directory Errors
  • 634 Interest On Customer Overpayments To Telephone Utilities

  •    

    Subchapter: D Records; Reports

  • 641    Annual Reports
  • 642 Retention By Telephone And Telegraph Corporations Of Records At Principal Office
  • 643 Accounts, Records And Reports Of General Business Corporations Providing Incidental Utility Service
  • 644 Service Records And Reports
  • 645 Radio-Telephone Utilities
  • 646 Applicability Of Regulations To Radio-Telephone Utilities
  • 647 Resellers Of Telephone Services
  • 648 Applicability Of Regulations To Resellers Of Telephone Services
  • 649 Regulations Applicable To Providers Of Operator Services
  • 650 Regulations Applicable To Payphone
  • 651 Preservation Of Records

  •    

    Subchapter: E Uniform System of Accounts

            Article 1 Telephone Corporations

  • 660 General Provisions
  • 661 Instructions--General
  • 662 Instructions--Balance Sheet Accounts
  • 663    Instructions--Telecommunications Plant Accounts
  • 664 Instructions--Depreciation And Amortization Accounting
  • 665 Instructions-Revenue Accounts
  • 666 Instructions--Expense Accounts
  • 667 Instructions--Income Accounts
  •         Article 3 Classes 1 and 2

  • 683 General Provisions
  • 684 Instructions--General

  •    

    Subchapter: F Miscellaneous

  • 685    Utility Contract And Procurement Procedures
  • 686    Contracts Or Agreements For The Construction, Improvement, Extension Or Maintenance Of Utility Plants
  • 687 Numbering Poles Or Structures For Carrying Overhead Wires
  • 688 Filing Of Directories Of Subscribers
  • 689 Telephone Facility Construction--Clearance From Subsurface Gas And Liquid Petroleum Pipeline Facilities

  •       

    Chapter 07 Provisions Affecting Two or More Kinds of Public Service


       

    Subchapter: C Rates and Charges

  • 720    Construction And Filing Of Tariff Schedules

  •    

    Subchapter: D Records and Reports

  • 730    PCB Inventory Reports
  • 731 Quarterly Reports
  • 732    Annual Reports
  • 733 Preservation Of Records

  •    

    Subchapter: F Miscellaneous

  • 753 Protection Of Underground Facilities

  •       

    Chapter 08 Cable Television


       

    Subchapter: B

  • 890 Customer Service And Consumer Protection Standards
  • 891 Renewal Procedures
  • 892 Amendment Procedures
  • 894 Franchising Procedures
  • 895 Franchise Standards
  • 896 Technical Performance And Safety Standards
  • 897    Applications For Commission Approval
  • 898 Landlord-Tenant Relationship
  • 899 Financial Reporting Requirements

  •       

    Chapter Appendix Volume C


       

    Subchapter:

  • 9999 Appendixes

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