237.02 General authority of department and commission; definitions.
The Department of Commerce and the Public Utilities Commission are hereby vested with the same jurisdiction and supervisory power over telephone and telecommunications companies doing business in this state as the commission's predecessor, the railroad and warehouse commission, had over railroad and express companies. The definitions set forth in sections 216A.02 and 216B.02 also apply to this chapter.
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