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CHAPTER 216B. PUBLIC UTILITIES

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
216B.01 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
216B.013 [Renumbered 216B.8109]
216B.02 DEFINITIONS.
216B.022 SUBMETERING.
MUNICIPALS, COOPERATIVES, DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES
216B.025 MUNICIPAL REGULATION OPTION.
216B.026 COOPERATIVE ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION; ELECTION ON REGULATION.
216B.027 COOPERATIVE ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION STOCKHOLDER RIGHTS.
216B.029 STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES.
RATES, STANDARDS, AND PRACTICES
216B.03 REASONABLE RATE.
216B.04 STANDARD OF SERVICE.
216B.045 REGULATION OF INTRASTATE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE.
216B.05 FILING SCHEDULES, RULES, AND SERVICE AGREEMENTS.
216B.06 RECEIVING DIFFERENT COMPENSATION.
216B.07 RATE PREFERENCE PROHIBITED.
216B.075 METER READING; CUSTOMER SCHEDULING NEEDS.
COMMISSION RESPONSIBILITIES
216B.08 DUTIES OF COMMISSION.
216B.09 STANDARDS; CLASSIFICATIONS; RULES; PRACTICES.
RESIDENTIAL PROTECTIONS; DISCONNECTION
216B.091 MONTHLY REPORTS.
216B.095 [Repealed, 2007 c 57 art 2 s 42,43]
216B.0951 PROPANE PREPURCHASE PROGRAM.
216B.096 COLD WEATHER RULE; PUBLIC UTILITY.
216B.097 COLD WEATHER RULE; COOPERATIVE OR MUNICIPAL UTILITY.
216B.0975 DISCONNECTION DURING EXTREME HEAT CONDITIONS.
216B.0976 NOTICE TO CITIES OF UTILITY DISCONNECTION.
216B.098 RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER PROTECTIONS.
216B.0991 DEFINITIONS.
216B.0992 PRICE AND FEE DISCLOSURE.
216B.0993 BUDGET PAYMENT PLAN.
216B.0994 PROPANE PURCHASE CONTRACTS.
216B.0995 TERMS OF SALE.
ACCOUNTING, MERCURY COSTS, DEPRECIATION
216B.10 ACCOUNTING.
216B.105 CUSTOMER SHARE OF MERCURY CONTROL COSTS.
216B.11 DEPRECIATION RATES AND PRACTICES.
INVESTIGATORY REQUIREMENTS
216B.12 RIGHT OF ENTRANCE; INSPECTION.
216B.13 PRODUCTION AND EXAMINATION OF RECORDS.
216B.14 INVESTIGATION.
RATE HEARINGS
216B.15 HEARINGS; EXAMINER.
216B.16 RATE CHANGE; PROCEDURE; HEARING.
SPECIAL RATES AND PRACTICES
216B.161 AREA DEVELOPMENT RATE PLAN.
216B.1611 INTERCONNECTION OF ON-SITE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION.
216B.1612 COMMUNITY-BASED ENERGY DEVELOPMENT; TARIFF.
216B.1613 STANDARDIZED CONTRACT.
216B.1614 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING TARIFF.
216B.162 COMPETITIVE RATE FOR ELECTRIC UTILITY.
216B.1621 ELECTRIC SERVICE AGREEMENT.
216B.163 FLEXIBLE TARIFF.
216B.1635 RECOVERY OF GAS UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE COSTS.
216B.1636 RECOVERY OF ELECTRIC UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE COSTS.
216B.1637 [Repealed, 2013 c 85 art 13 s 6]
216B.164 COGENERATION AND SMALL POWER PRODUCTION.
216B.1641 COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN.
216B.1645 POWER PURCHASE CONTRACT OR INVESTMENT.
216B.1646 RATE REDUCTION; PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION.
216B.165 [Repealed, 2007 c 136 art 3 s 7]
216B.166 COGENERATING POWER PLANT.
216B.167 PERFORMANCE-BASED GAS PURCHASING PLAN.
216B.1675 PERFORMANCE REGULATION PLAN FOR GAS UTILITY SERVICE.
216B.168 [Expired, 1993 c 254 s 1]
216B.1681 CURTAILMENT PAYMENTS.
216B.169 RENEWABLE AND HIGH-EFFICIENCY ENERGY RATE OPTIONS.
216B.1691 RENEWABLE ENERGY OBJECTIVES.
216B.1692 EMISSIONS-REDUCTION RIDER.
216B.1693 MS 2010 [Expired, 1Sp2003 c 11 art 2 s 4]
216B.1694 INNOVATIVE ENERGY PROJECT.
216B.1695 ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS; ADVANCE DETERMINATION OF PRUDENCE.
COMPLAINTS AND HEARINGS
216B.17 COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION AND HEARING.
216B.18 SERVICE OF NOTICE.
216B.19 JOINT HEARING AND INVESTIGATION.
216B.20 SEPARATE RATE HEARING.
216B.21 SUMMARY INVESTIGATION.
216B.22 MUNICIPALITY; AMICUS CURIAE AUTHORITY.
216B.23 LAWFUL RATE; REASONABLE SERVICE.
ENERGY CONSERVATION; UTILITY CONSTRUCTION
216B.24 CONSTRUCTION OF MAJOR FACILITY; FILING PLANS.
216B.2401 ENERGY SAVINGS POLICY GOAL.
216B.241 ENERGY CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENT.
216B.2411 DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES.
216B.2412 DECOUPLING OF ENERGY SALES FROM REVENUES.
216B.242 [Repealed, 2011 c 97 s 34]
RENEWABLE ENERGY INITIATIVES
216B.2421 DEFINITION OF LARGE ENERGY FACILITY.
216B.2422 RESOURCE PLANNING; RENEWABLE ENERGY.
216B.2423 WIND POWER MANDATE.
216B.2424 BIOMASS POWER MANDATE.
216B.2425 STATE TRANSMISSION PLAN.
216B.2426 OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISTRIBUTED GENERATION.
CERTIFICATE OF NEED
216B.243 CERTIFICATE OF NEED FOR LARGE ENERGY FACILITY.
MISCELLANY
216B.244 NUCLEAR PLANT CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS.
216B.2445 DECOMMISSIONING NUCLEAR PLANT; STORING USED FUEL.
216B.245 PUMP AND STORE HYDROPOWER FACILITY; PROHIBITION.
216B.246 FEDERALLY APPROVED TRANSMISSION LINES; INCUMBENT TRANSMISSION LINEOWNER RIGHTS.
COMMISSION ORDERS; PROCEDURAL RESPONSIBILITIES
216B.25 FURTHER ACTION ON PREVIOUS ORDER.
216B.26 ORDER; EFFECTIVE DATE.
216B.27 REHEARING; CONDITION PRECEDENT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW.
216B.28 SUBPOENA; WITNESS FEE AND MILEAGE.
216B.29 HEARING AND SUBPOENA COMPLIANCE POWERS.
216B.30 DEPOSITION.
216B.31 TESTIMONY AND PRODUCTION OF RECORDS; PERJURY.
216B.32 CERTIFIED COPY OF DOCUMENT AS EVIDENCE.
216B.33 COMMISSION RULING WRITTEN, FILED, AND CERTIFIED.
216B.34 PUBLIC RECORDS.
216B.35 TRANSCRIBED RECORD.
MUNICIPAL POWERS
216B.36 MUNICIPAL REGULATORY AND TAXING POWERS.
TOWNSHIP NATURAL GAS UTILITY AGREEMENT
216B.361 TOWNSHIP AGREEMENT WITH NATURAL GAS UTILITY.
ASSIGNED ELECTRIC SERVICE AREAS
216B.37 ASSIGNED SERVICE AREA; ELECTRIC UTILITY; LEGISLATIVE POLICY.
216B.38 DEFINITIONS.
216B.39 ASSIGNED SERVICE AREA.
216B.40 EXCLUSIVE SERVICE RIGHT; SERVICE EXTENSION.
216B.41 EFFECT OF INCORPORATION, ANNEXATION, OR CONSOLIDATION.
216B.42 SERVICE EXTENSION IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
216B.421 HOMESTEAD; OPTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE.
216B.43 HEARING ON COMPLAINT.
MUNICIPAL ACQUISITION OF UTILITY PROPERTY
216B.44 MUNICIPAL SERVICE TERRITORY EXTENSION.
216B.45 MUNICIPAL PURCHASE OF PUBLIC UTILITY.
216B.46 MUNICIPAL ACQUISITION PROCEDURES; NOTICE; ELECTION.
216B.465 VOTER RATIFICATION OF MUNICIPAL PURCHASE, LIMITED APPLICATION.
216B.47 ACQUISITION BY EMINENT DOMAIN.
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES AND BUSINESS PRACTICES
216B.48 RELATIONS WITH AFFILIATED INTEREST.
216B.49 SECURITIES; PUBLIC FINANCING.
216B.50 RESTRICTIONS ON PROPERTY TRANSFER AND MERGER.
216B.51 STOCK PURCHASE.
VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES, JUDICIAL CONSIDERATIONS
216B.52 APPEAL.
216B.53 SUSPENSION OF COMMISSION ORDER.
216B.54 LEGAL ACTION AGAINST VIOLATION.
216B.55 [Repealed, 1983 c 247 s 219]
216B.56 BURDEN OF PROOF.
216B.57 PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF ACT.
216B.58 PENALTIES; CONSTRUING ACT, OMISSION, AND FAILURE.
216B.59 CONTINUING VIOLATION.
216B.60 PENALTIES CUMULATIVE.
216B.61 ACTIONS TO RECOVER PENALTIES.
ASSESSMENTS
216B.62 REGULATORY EXPENSES.
216B.63 INTEREST ON ASSESSMENT.
MISCELLANEOUS
216B.64 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S RESPONSIBILITIES.
216B.65 DEPARTMENT TO EMPLOY NECESSARY STAFF.
216B.66 CONSTRUCTION.
216B.67 CITATION.
MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION
216B.68 DEFINITIONS; MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION.
216B.681 MONITORING MERCURY EMISSIONS.
216B.682 MERCURY EMISSIONS-REDUCTION PLANS.
216B.683 MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION; COST RECOVERY, FINANCIAL INCENTIVES.
216B.684 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF MERCURY EMISSIONS-REDUCTION PLAN.
216B.685 MERCURY EMISSIONS-REDUCTION PLAN APPROVAL.
216B.6851 UTILITY OPTION.
216B.686 OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT PLANS.
216B.687 MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION IMPLEMENTATION, OPERATION.
216B.688 RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER STATE FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS.
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
216B.79 PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE.
216B.81 [Renumbered 216B.029]
HYDROGEN ENERGY
216B.8109 HYDROGEN ENERGY ECONOMY GOAL.
216B.811 DEFINITIONS.
216B.812 FOSTERING USE OF HYDROGEN ENERGY.
216B.813 MINNESOTA RENEWABLE HYDROGEN INITIATIVE.
216B.815 REGIONAL ENERGY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP.
LOCAL POWER QUALITY ZONES
216B.82 LOCAL POWER QUALITY ZONES.

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