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Title 30 : Public Service



(Cite as: 30 V.S.A. § 7502)
  • § 7502. Rulemaking

    (a) Consistent with the purposes of this chapter, the Department of Public Service may interpret the provisions of this chapter. Any person aggrieved by any such interpretation or policy may file with the Department of Public Service a petition for a declaratory ruling. Such a petition may include a request to determine whether newly created services, and other services not specifically mentioned by the definition of telecommunications service in this chapter, are telecommunications service. All services declared to be telecommunications service shall thereafter be subject to the charge imposed by subchapter 3 of this chapter.

    (b) By rule or general order, the Department of Public Service may adopt procedures and standards to implement its responsibilities under this chapter. To the extent applicable, the Department of Public Service shall use the procedures and standards applicable to the setting of rates for regulated utilities. Those procedures may be designed to expedite the annual establishment of amounts to be collected and distributed by the fiscal agent. (Added 1993, No. 197 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; amended 2015, No. 41, § 26, eff. June 1, 2015.)