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The DC Code: § 34-1506 Duties of the electric company

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) The electric company shall provide distribution services to all customers and electricity suppliers on rates, terms of access, and conditions that are comparable to the electric company's own use of its distribution system. The electric company shall not operate its distribution system in a manner that favors the electricity supply of the electric company's affiliates.
2
To the extent this provision is not preempted by federal law or regulation, the electric company shall provide transmission services to all customers and electricity suppliers on rates, terms, and conditions that are comparable to the electric company's own use of its transmission system.
b
The electric company shall maintain the reliability of its distribution system in accordance with applicable orders, tariffs, and regulations of the Commission.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Section For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Temporary Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Law 17-33, October 18, 2007, law notification 54 DCR 10703). For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Temporary Amendment Act of 2008 (D.C. Law 17-242, October 21, 2008, law notification 55 DCR 11705). For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Temporary Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Law 18-80, December 8, 2009, law notification 57 DCR 2). Section 2 of D.C. Law 19-35 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 106a. Disconnection of service in extreme temperature prohibited. "(a) The electric company shall not disconnect residential electric service during the day preceding, and the day of, a forecast of extreme temperature. If the forecast of extreme temperature precedes a holiday or weekend day, the electric company shall not disconnect residential electric service on any day during the holiday or weekend. "(b) For the purposes of this section, the term "forecast of extreme temperature" means a National Weather Service forecast that the heat index for the District of Columbia will be 95 degrees Fahrenheit or above at any time during a day.". Section 4(b) of D.C. Law 19-35 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Section 2 of D.C. Law 19-176 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 106a. Disconnection of service in extreme temperature prohibited. "(a) For the purposes of this section, the term "forecast of extreme temperature" means a National Weather Service forecast that the heat index for the District of Columbia will be 95 degrees Fahrenheit or above at any time during a day. "(b) The electric company shall not disconnect residential electric service during the day preceding, and the day of, a forecast of extreme temperature. If the forecast of extreme temperature precedes a holiday or weekend day, the electric company shall not disconnect residential electric service on any day during the holiday or weekend.". Section 4(b) of D.C. Law 19-176 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-68, July 9, 2007, 54 DCR 6824). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-439, July 16, 2008, 55 DCR 8288). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-154, July 28, 2009, 56 DCR 6344). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-512, July 30, 2010, 57 DCR 7594). For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 2 of Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-77, June 23, 2011, 58 DCR 5379). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2 of the Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-392, July 13, 2012, 59 DCR 8503). Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-107, see notes following § 34-1501. DC CODE § 34-1506 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-107, § 106, 47 DCR 1091.)