Texas Utilities Code - Section 52.109. Availability Of Service
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§ 52.109. AVAILABILITY OF SERVICE. (a) The commission
may require a telecommunications utility that provides a service to
make that service available in an exchange served by the
telecommunications utility within a reasonable time after receipt
of a bona fide request for the service in that exchange.
(b) A telecommunications utility may not be required to
extend a service to an area if:
(1) the local exchange company is unable to provide
the required access or other service; or
(2) extending the service would, after consideration
of the public interest to be served, impose unreasonable costs on or
require unreasonable investments by the telecommunications
(c) The commission may require from a telecommunications
utility or a local exchange company information necessary to
enforce this section.
Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 166, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007