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Chapter 216B. Public Utilities

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
216B.01LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
216B.013Renumbered 216B.8109
216B.02DEFINITIONS.
216B.022SUBMETERING.

MUNICIPALS, COOPERATIVES, DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES
216B.025MUNICIPAL REGULATION OPTION.
216B.026COOPERATIVE ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION; ELECTION ON REGULATION.
216B.027COOPERATIVE ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION STOCKHOLDER RIGHTS.
216B.029STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES.

RATES, STANDARDS, AND PRACTICES
216B.03REASONABLE RATE.
216B.04STANDARD OF SERVICE.
216B.045REGULATION OF INTRASTATE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE.
216B.05FILING SCHEDULES, RULES, AND SERVICE AGREEMENTS.
216B.06RECEIVING DIFFERENT COMPENSATION.
216B.07RATE PREFERENCE PROHIBITED.
216B.075METER READING; CUSTOMER SCHEDULING NEEDS.

COMMISSION RESPONSIBILITIES
216B.08DUTIES OF COMMISSION.
216B.09STANDARDS; CLASSIFICATIONS; RULES; PRACTICES.
216B.095DISCONNECTION DURING COLD WEATHER.
216B.097COLD WEATHER RULE, COOPERATIVE OR MUNICIPAL UTILITY.
216B.0975DISCONNECTION DURING EXTREME HEAT CONDITIONS.
216B.098RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER PROTECTIONS.
216B.10ACCOUNTING.
216B.105216B.105 CUSTOMER SHARE OF MERCURY CONTROL COSTS.
216B.11DEPRECIATION RATES AND PRACTICES.

INVESTIGATORY REQUIREMENTS
216B.12RIGHT OF ENTRANCE; INSPECTION.
216B.13PRODUCTION AND EXAMINATION OF RECORDS.
216B.14INVESTIGATION.

RATE HEARINGS
216B.15HEARINGS; EXAMINER.
216B.16RATE CHANGE; PROCEDURE; HEARING.

SPECIAL RATES AND PRACTICES
216B.161AREA DEVELOPMENT RATE PLAN.
216B.1611INTERCONNECTION OF ON-SITE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION.
216B.1612COMMUNITY-BASED ENERGY DEVELOPMENT; TARIFF.
216B.162COMPETITIVE RATE FOR ELECTRIC UTILITY.
216B.1621ELECTRIC SERVICE AGREEMENT.
216B.163FLEXIBLE TARIFF.
216B.1635RECOVERY OF GAS UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE COSTS.
216B.164COGENERATION AND SMALL POWER PRODUCTION.
216B.1645POWER PURCHASE CONTRACT OR INVESTMENT.
216B.1646RATE REDUCTION; PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION.
216B.165ENERGY AUDIT.
216B.166COGENERATING POWER PLANT.
216B.167PERFORMANCE-BASED GAS PURCHASING PLAN.
216B.1675PERFORMANCE REGULATION PLAN FOR GAS UTILITY SERVICE.
216B.168Expired, 1993 c 254 s 1
216B.169RENEWABLE AND HIGH-EFFICIENCY ENERGY RATE OPTIONS.
216B.1691RENEWABLE ENERGY OBJECTIVES.
216B.1692EMISSIONS-REDUCTION RIDER.
216B.1693CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY.
216B.1694INNOVATIVE ENERGY PROJECT.

COMPLAINTS AND HEARINGS
216B.17COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION AND HEARING.
216B.18SERVICE OF NOTICE.
216B.19JOINT HEARING AND INVESTIGATION.
216B.20SEPARATE RATE HEARING.
216B.21SUMMARY INVESTIGATION.
216B.22MUNICIPALITY; AMICUS CURIAE AUTHORITY.
216B.23LAWFUL RATE; REASONABLE SERVICE.

ENERGY CONSERVATION; UTILITY CONSTRUCTION
216B.24CONSTRUCTION OF MAJOR FACILITY; FILING PLANS.
216B.241ENERGY CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENT.
216B.2411DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES.
216B.242NATURAL GAS INVERTED RATES PROGRAM.
216B.2421DEFINITION OF LARGE ENERGY FACILITY.
216B.2422RESOURCE PLANNING; RENEWABLE ENERGY.
216B.2423WIND POWER MANDATE.
216B.2424BIOMASS POWER MANDATE.
216B.2425STATE TRANSMISSION PLAN.
216B.2426OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISTRIBUTED GENERATION.
216B.243CERTIFICATE OF NEED FOR LARGE ENERGY FACILITY.
216B.244NUCLEAR PLANT CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS.
216B.245PUMP AND STORE HYDROPOWER FACILITY; PROHIBITION.

COMMISSION ORDERS; PROCEDURAL RESPONSIBILITIES
216B.25FURTHER ACTION ON PREVIOUS ORDER.
216B.26ORDER; EFFECTIVE DATE.
216B.27REHEARING; CONDITION PRECEDENT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW.
216B.28SUBPOENA; WITNESS FEE AND MILEAGE.
216B.29HEARING AND SUBPOENA COMPLIANCE POWERS.
216B.30DEPOSITION.
216B.31TESTIMONY AND PRODUCTION OF RECORDS; PERJURY.
216B.32CERTIFIED COPY OF DOCUMENT AS EVIDENCE.
216B.33COMMISSION RULING WRITTEN, FILED, AND CERTIFIED.
216B.34PUBLIC RECORDS.
216B.35TRANSCRIBED RECORD.

MUNICIPAL POWERS
216B.36MUNICIPAL REGULATORY AND TAXING POWERS.

TOWNSHIP NATURAL GAS UTILITY AGREEMENT
216B.361TOWNSHIP AGREEMENT WITH NATURAL GAS UTILITY.

ASSIGNED ELECTRIC SERVICE AREAS
216B.37ASSIGNED SERVICE AREA; ELECTRIC UTILITY; LEGISLATIVE POLICY.
216B.38DEFINITIONS.
216B.39ASSIGNED SERVICE AREA.
216B.40EXCLUSIVE SERVICE RIGHT; SERVICE EXTENSION.
216B.41EFFECT OF INCORPORATION, ANNEXATION, OR CONSOLIDATION.
216B.42SERVICE EXTENSION IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
216B.421HOMESTEAD; OPTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE.
216B.43HEARING ON COMPLAINT.

MUNICIPAL ACQUISITION OF UTILITY PROPERTY
216B.44MUNICIPAL SERVICE TERRITORY EXTENSION.
216B.45MUNICIPAL PURCHASE OF PUBLIC UTILITY.
216B.46MUNICIPAL ACQUISITION PROCEDURES; NOTICE; ELECTION.
216B.465VOTER RATIFICATION OF MUNICIPAL PURCHASE, LIMITED APPLICATION.
216B.47ACQUISITION BY EMINENT DOMAIN.

FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES AND BUSINESS PRACTICES
216B.48RELATIONS WITH AFFILIATED INTEREST.
216B.49SECURITIES; PUBLIC FINANCING.
216B.50RESTRICTIONS ON PROPERTY TRANSFER AND MERGER.
216B.51STOCK PURCHASE.

VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES, JUDICIAL CONSIDERATIONS
216B.52APPEAL.
216B.53SUSPENSION OF COMMISSION ORDER.
216B.54LEGAL ACTION AGAINST VIOLATION.
216B.55Repealed, 1983 c 247 s 219
216B.56BURDEN OF PROOF.
216B.57PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF ACT.
216B.58PENALTIES; CONSTRUING ACT, OMISSION, AND FAILURE.
216B.59CONTINUING VIOLATION.
216B.60PENALTIES CUMULATIVE.
216B.61ACTIONS TO RECOVER PENALTIES.

ASSESSMENTS
216B.62REGULATORY EXPENSES.
216B.63INTEREST ON ASSESSMENT.

MISCELLANEOUS
216B.64ATTORNEY GENERAL'S RESPONSIBILITIES.
216B.65DEPARTMENT TO EMPLOY NECESSARY STAFF.
216B.66CONSTRUCTION.
216B.67CITATION.

MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION
216B.68216B.68 DEFINITIONS; MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION.
216B.681216B.681 MONITORING MERCURY EMISSIONS.
216B.682216B.682 MERCURY EMISSIONS-REDUCTION PLANS.
216B.683216B.683 MERCURY EMISSION REDUCTION; COST RECOVERY, FINANCIAL INCENTIVES.
216B.684216B.684 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF MERCURY EMISSION-REDUCTION PLAN.
216B.685216B.685 MERCURY EMISSIONS-REDUCTION PLAN APPROVAL.
216B.6851216B.6851 UTILITY OPTION.
216B.686216B.686 OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT PLANS.
216B.687216B.687 MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION IMPLEMENTATION, OPERATION.
216B.688216B.688 RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER STATE FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
216B.79PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE.
216B.81Renumbered 216B.029

HYDROGEN ENERGY
216B.8109HYDROGEN ENERGY ECONOMY GOAL.
216B.811DEFINITIONS.
216B.812FOSTERING USE OF HYDROGEN ENERGY.
216B.815REGIONAL ENERGY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP; GOALS.

LOCAL POWER QUALITY ZONES
216B.82LOCAL POWER QUALITY ZONES.

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