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TELEPHONE COMPANIES

See also TELEPHONES

911 emergency service

Failure to provide 911 service, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.991

System, see EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Accounting and bookkeeping

Accounting requirements, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Balance sheets, filing with state, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Depreciation and amortization, methods and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.22

Intrastate telephone business, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.10

Administration, telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Advertising, rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Agents

Charges and rates for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Requests by, favorable rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.065

Agreements by, expanding calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Alternative regulation plans

Accounts and accounting, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.768

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761 to 2016 237.764, 2016 237.766, 2016 237.769, 2016 237.771

Competitive and noncompetitive services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.763

Compliance with state or federal laws, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.774

Cost studies, methodology, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.772

Customers, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764, 2016 237.765

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.772

Discontinuance of service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.767

Discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.771

Duration, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.766

Exemption, affiliated companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.763

Existing plans not affected, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.775

Extension, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.766

Flexibly priced services, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.76 to 2016 237.774

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764, 2016 237.766

Incentive plans, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Interconnections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.769

Intrastate services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.769

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.763

Investment commitments, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

New services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761, 2016 237.762

Non-price-regulated services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761, 2016 237.762

Noncompetitive services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.763

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764, 2016 237.766

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Petitions

Competitive services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.025

Cost study, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.772

Plan adoption, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.76

Price-regulated services, see same under this topic

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.76

Quality of service requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.765

Reclassification of services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.766

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.765, 2016 237.766, 2016 237.768

Review, revision or renewal, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.766

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.769

Settlement or stipulation, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Small companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.773

Subsidization, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.770

Tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.765, 2016 237.771

Antislamming, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.661

Appeals, see Orders under PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Appraisals, costs, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Approvals by, emergency telecommunications systems, plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.07, 2016 403.08

Assessments, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11, 2016 237.295

Automatic dialing announcing devices, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 325E.26 to 2016 325E.31

Bills, see Charges and rates under this topic

Bonds

Acquisition of other telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Savings banks, investing in, Minn. Statutes 2016 50.14

Bundled services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.626

Cable television services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.79

Cables, see Construction, maintenance, repair, or use (telephone lines and cables) under this topic

Call blocking options, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

Call routing, intrastate, prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.131

Capital stock, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Cellular telephone companies, see under CELLULAR TELEPHONES

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Charges and rates

Agents, charges for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Alternative regulation plans, see same under this topic

Anticompetitive pricing, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.411

Antislamming, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.661

Bill and keep arrangements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Business customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.411

Cellular telephones, 911 calls handled from, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.11

Competitive services, see same under this topic

Defined as shelter costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 256D.35

Delinquency charges, billings, statement of penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 325E.021

Deposit fees, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.06

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.662

Discrimination, see same under this topic

Electronic billing, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.101

Employees, charges for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Fairness and reasonableness, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.06, 2016 237.067, 2016 237.28

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07

Government Data Practices Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07

Hotels, notice of separate fee, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.99

Interconnection and network elements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081, 2016 237.411

Libraries, special services and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.065

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.072

Loading, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.663

900 calls, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.692

911 emergency telecommunications systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.11, 2016 403.113

Noncompetitive services, see same under this topic

Notice to customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.155, 2016 237.414, 2016 237.66, 2016 237.662

Officers, charges for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Price lists

Emerging competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07

Flexibly priced services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.762

Non-price-regulated services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761, 2016 237.762

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.121

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.626

Public schools, special services and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.065

Rate changes, procedure

Administrative Hearings Office, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.076

Competitive services, see same under this topic

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Noncompetitive services, see same under this topic

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075, 2016 237.414

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075, 2016 237.076

Settlement, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.076

Services subject to emerging competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.071, 2016 237.59

Small telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.773

State government pricing plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.066

Surcharges

Combined local access, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.49

Local telephone companies, collections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.49

911 emergency telecommunications systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.11

Prepaid wireless telecommunications access fees, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.52

Telecommunication access Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.52

Telephone assistance plan funding, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Tariff changes, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Telecommunications services provided by purchasing cooperatives, Minn. Statutes 2016 308A.210

Third-party service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.665

Valuation of property for ratemaking purposes, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.21

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Charitable contributions, allowable operating expenses, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

City-owned, see Telephone systems under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Class A telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.231

Commerce Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2016 216A.07

Commercial shared services providers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.681

Communication disabilities, persons with, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.50 to 2016 237.56

Competitive services

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07, 2016 237.59

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57

Effective competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57, 2016 237.59

Emerging competition, see same under this topic

Interexchange services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.80

Voice services, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.025

Complaints

Communication disabilities, persons with, access, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.56

Data, classification, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 13.679

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081

Reduced rates, business customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.411

Telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Third-party service provider charges, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.665

Connections between, see Interconnections under this topic

Construction, maintenance, repair, or use (telephone lines and cables)

Cutting, rerouting, or diverting, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.774

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Extending through cities, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.17

Lines along, across, on, or under interstate or trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.46

Public roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.37

Railroad rights-of-way, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.36

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.37, 2016 237.16

Wetlands replacement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 103G.2241

Contested cases

Classification of services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Costs, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295, 2016 237.30

Expedited proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 237.61, 2016 237.764

Rate changes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075, 2016 237.076, 2016 237.081

Service complaints, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081

Contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Cooperative telephone associations, see Telephone cooperatives under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Corporate takeovers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Corporations, officers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14, 2016 237.46

Cost studies, incremental cost studies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 237.626

Customers

Authorization to change long distance carrier, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.661

Call blocking, see Blocking under TELEPHONE CALLS

Change of election, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

900 call charges, responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.692

Notice received

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.662

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Incorrect directory assistance credit, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.155

Local service options, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

Long distance carrier, change, right to authorize, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.661

Small telephone companies, rate increases, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.773

Telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Shared savings with, incentive plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

Third-party service provider charges, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.665

Data

Access to stored communications, see under DATABASES

Depreciation accruals and reserves, determining, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.22

Deeds, trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2016 507.327

Definitions

Alternative regulation plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.772

Consumer fraud prevention, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.693

Consumer telephone records, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.675

Emerging competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.01

Industrial development districts, Minn. Statutes 2016 469.153

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.02

Public utilities, financing statements, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.01

Telecommunication access, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.661

Telephone services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57

Universal telephone services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Descriptions of property

Financing statements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.02

Mortgages or trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2016 507.327

Directories, see Telephone directories under DIRECTORIES

Directory assistance, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.155

Disclosure

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.662

911 service, not providing, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.991

Discrimination

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075, 2016 237.09, 2016 237.14, 2016 237.60

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.09

Interconnections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Promotions, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.626

Telephone services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07, 2016 237.60

Drivers, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2016 221.031

Easements

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2016 507.327

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2016 282.01, 2016 282.04

Utility easements, Minn. Statutes 2016 238.35

Effective competition

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57

Services subject to, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Electrical systems, inspections, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 326B.36

Emergency telephone systems, see EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Emerging competition

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07, 2016 237.071

Incentive plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Services subject to, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Eminent domain, railroad rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.36

Employees

Charges and rates for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Electrician's license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 326B.33

Telephone lines, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.774

Telephone messages, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.775

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.775

Wiretapping, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2016 626A.15

Equipment, maintenance or repair, construction contracts, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 337.01

Exchanges

Construction and operation, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Local exchange services, see same under this topic

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Extended area service

Balloting account, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Balloting costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Competitive areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.411

Facilities, see Telephone lines under this topic

Financing statements

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.01 to 2016 336B.03

Fines, civil penalties for violations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.461

Flexibly priced services

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761, 2016 237.762

Discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.767

New services, when available, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Quality of service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.765

Subsidization, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.770

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.10

Franchises, valuation for ratemaking purposes, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.21

Gross jurisdictional operating revenues, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Hearings

Expedited proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 237.61, 2016 237.764

Interconnections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Local exchange services, sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.231

Indemnity, information service (900 call) charges, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.692

Independent telephone companies

Charges and rates, election of regulation, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Disclosure of prices, exemption from filing, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

Interexchange services and facilities, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Payments by, universal service fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Industrial development projects, see Projects under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Information about, obtaining to aid wiretapping, Minn. Statutes 2016 626A.14

Information security, consumer telephone records, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.675

Information service (900 call) charges, fraud, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.692

Injunctions

Compliance with laws, orders, or judgments, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.27

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.461

Inspections

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Records, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07, 2016 237.11

Interconnections

Expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Independent telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Local exchange services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.121

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12, 2016 237.16

Interexchange services

Independent telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Local exchange services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Small telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.773

Telecommunications Act, purpose, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.80

Telecommunications carriers, see under TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Intrastate call routing, prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.131

Intrastate telephone business, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.10

Investigations

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081, 2016 237.411

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.30

Inadequate service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081

Interconnections discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 216A.05, 2016 237.081, 2016 237.295

Telephone assistance plan, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Telephone investigation revolving fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.30

Jurisdiction

Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.02

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.02

Lawsuits

Audit and investigation costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295, 2016 237.30

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.461

Examination of records, expenses, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Place of trial, venue, Minn. Statutes 2016 542.09

Public Utilities Commission orders, status, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.26

Rate changes, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Liability

Disconnect orders, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.73

Information service (900 call) charges, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.692

Records, access for child support enforcement, immunity from liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.978

Lines, see Telephone lines under this topic

Local access and transport areas (LATAs)

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57

Services subject to emerging competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Local exchange carriers

Competitive market regulation, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.025

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.01

Notice to customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.155

Local exchange services

CLASS services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.75

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.50

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Interexchange services, see same under this topic

Sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.231

Small telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16, 2016 237.773

Telecommunications carriers, see under TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Local service providers, telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70, 2016 237.701

Local telephone companies

Emergency telecommunications systems, fees, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.11

Payments by, universal service fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Surcharge collection, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.49

Long distance carriers, unauthorized change, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 237.661

Long distance services

Blocking, see under TELEPHONE CALLS

Carriers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66, 2016 325F.99

Costs, recovery by telephone company, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Lines, extending through cities, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.17

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.66

Payment for local facilities, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Rate discrimination prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.60

Mail and mailing, telephone assistance plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.70

Mortgages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 507.327

Municipal telephone companies, see Telephone systems under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

New authority application fee, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Non-price-regulated services

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.762

Classification as, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

New services, when available, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Price lists, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Noncompetitive services

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07, 2016 237.071

Incentive plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.764

Unique customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.071

Officers

Charges and rates for services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.14

Violations, criminal liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.46

Offices, instate requirement, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Opinion polls, local exchange services, sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.231

Orders

Disconnect orders, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12, 2016 237.73

Interconnections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Protective orders, trade secrets, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.115

Public Utilities Commission, see Orders under PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Records, producing, noncompliance, contempt of court, Minn. Statutes 2016 8.16

Pay telephones, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.036, 2016 237.59, 2016 403.025

Payments by

Audit or investigation costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Long-distance companies, payments for local facilities, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.12

Relocation of facilities along, across, on, or under interstate highways, costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.46

Universal service fund, contributions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Payments to

Emergency telecommunications system costs, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2016 403.11

Prompt payment of bills, local governments, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 471.425

Relocation of facilities along, across, on, or under interstate highways, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.46

Veterans' organizations, defined as lawful purpose, Minn. Statutes 2016 349.12

Petitions by, telephone services, classification, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Price-regulated services

Basic local services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.025

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.025, 2016 237.762, 2016 237.764

Discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.767

New services, when available, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

Quality of service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.765

Specific services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761

State government pricing plans, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.066

Subsidization, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.770

Privacy of communications, see WIRETAPPING

Private shared services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.681

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.121

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.626

Property taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2016 272.01, 2016 272.03

Property

Acquisition of other telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Appraisals by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.15

Depreciation and amortization, methods and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.22

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.22

Real property, leased or loaned, tax exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 272.01

Public roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.37

Public utilities, telephone companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.01

Rates and charges, see Charges and rates under this topic

Real property, leased or loaned property, tax exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 272.01

Records and record keeping

Child support enforcement, access, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.978

Consumer telephone records, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.675

Court orders to produce, noncompliance, contempt, Minn. Statutes 2016 8.16

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.07

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2016 8.16, 2016 388.23

Refunds, interim rates, excess collections, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.64

Reports given

Accounts, annual report, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.11

Reporting requirements, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Wiretapping violations, Minn. Statutes 2016 626A.15, 2016 626A.16

Revenues, gross jurisdictional operating revenue assessments, audit or investigation costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295

Right of entry, trunk highway rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.45

Rulemaking about, Public Service Department, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2016 216A.08

Rural telephone cooperatives, Minn. Statutes 2016 62H.10

Scrap metal sales, record keeping, communication utilities, Minn. Statutes 2016 325E.21

Securities, acquisition of other telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Security interests, perfecting, Minn. Statutes 2016 336B.01 to 2016 336B.03

Service of process on, disconnection, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.73

Services, see Telephone services under this topic

Small telephone companies, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.773

Stocks, acquisition of other telephone companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.23

Studies by incremental cost studies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Subpoenas, records, Minn. Statutes 2016 8.16, 2016 388.23

Surety bonds, registered companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.64

Telecommunications, see TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Telephone assistance plan, see TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Telephone books, see Telephone directories under DIRECTORIES

Telephone cooperatives, see under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Telephone lines

Construction, maintenance, repair, or use (telephone lines and cables), see same under this topic

Crossing or paralleling railroad rights of way, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.045

Employees, cutting, rerouting, or diverting lines, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.774

Lines across, along, on, or under interstate or trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.46

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, persons entitled to, Minn. Statutes 2016 514.04

Permits, real estate tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 280.08, 2016 280.11

Property taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 272.03

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2016 301B.01

Statutory cities, operating, Minn. Statutes 2016 412.014

Surcharges per access line, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.49

Toll-free, see TOLL-FREE TELEPHONE LINES

Unauthorized communication with kidnappers, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.774

Wire crossing or paralleling utility lines, rules, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.04

Telephone services

Advertising services, see Telephone advertising services under TELEPHONE CALLS

Boarding and lodging houses, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.067

Boarding care home residents, relocation, Minn. Statutes 2016 144A.161

Bundled services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414, 2016 237.626

Call blocking, see Blocking under TELEPHONE CALLS

Call services, generally, see TELEPHONE CALLS

CLASS services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 237.75

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Communication devices for persons with communication disabilities, see under TELEPHONES

Competitive services, see same under this topic

Customer deposits, Minn. Statutes 2016 325E.02, 2016 325E.025, 2016 325E.21

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.50

Disconnection, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.73

Discrimination, see same under this topic

Effective competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.57, 2016 237.59

Emerging competition, see same under this topic

Extended area service, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.295, 2016 237.761

Fair and reasonable competition, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Fees, see Charges and rates under this topic

Flexibly priced services, see same under this topic

Food and beverage service establishments, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.067

Fraudulent, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.075, 2016 325F.693

Hotels, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.067

Inadequate service, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.081

Interexchange services, see same under this topic

Local exchange services, see same under this topic

Long distance services, see same under this topic

Network services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

New services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59, 2016 237.761

900 numbers, see under TELEPHONE CALLS

Non-price-regulated services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.761, 2016 237.762

Noncompetitive services, see same under this topic

Nursing home residents, relocation, Minn. Statutes 2016 144A.161

Obtaining service by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.73, 2016 609.893

Price-regulated services, see same under this topic

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.121

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.626

Public schools, special services and rates, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.065

Reclassification, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.59

Resorts, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.067

Services subject to emerging competition, see Emerging competition under this topic

Surcharges, see Charges and rates under this topic

Third-party service providers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.665

Universal services, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16, 2016 237.164

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Tracing calls, see Tracing under TELEPHONE CALLS

Trade secret information, protection, Public Utilities Commission meetings, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.115

Transporting and switching facilities, expanded calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.414

Trust deeds, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 507.327

Unfair and deceptive practices, consumer telephone records, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.675

Universal service fund, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16, 2016 237.435, 2016 237.765

Unreasonable charges, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.06

Utilities, telephone companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 161.46

Valuation of property, exchange units and plants, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.21

Violations and penalties

Civil penalties, amounts, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.461

Consumer telephone records, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.675

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.774

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.46

Injunctions against, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.27

Local exchange services, certificates of authority, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.16

Reduced rates, business customers, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.411

Services, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2016 237.73, 2016 609.893

Waivers, notice, use of public roads, Minn. Statutes 2016 222.37

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