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The DC Code: § 34-201 "Commission" defined.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

For the purpose of this subtitle the term "Commission" or "Public Service Commission" when used herein shall mean the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia or any successor Commission, which shall include any regulatory or other body that possesses or exercises the same or similar powers, functions, duties, and obligations exercised or possessed by the Commission on May 9, 2000.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-201. 1973 Ed., § 43-101. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-107 inserted "or 'Public Service Commission"' following "Commission" and substituted the concluding language for "created by this section." Legislative History of Laws Law 13-107, the "Retail Electric Competition and Consumer Protection Act of 1999," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-284, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 1999, and December 21, 1999, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 18, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-256 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-107 became effective on May 9, 2000. DC CODE § 34-201 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 974, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1; Aug. 30, 1964, 78 Stat. 634, Pub. L. 88-503, § 21; May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-107, § 201(b)(1), 47 DCR 1091.)