Texas Utilities Code - Section 53.105. Determination Of Propriety Of Change; Hearing
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§ 53.105. DETERMINATION OF PROPRIETY OF CHANGE;
HEARING. (a) If a tariff changing rates is filed with the
commission, the commission shall, on complaint by an affected
person, or may, on its own motion, not later than the 30th day after
the effective date of the change, enter on a hearing to determine
the propriety of the change.
(b) The commission shall hold a hearing in every case in
which the change constitutes a major change. The commission may,
however, use an informal proceeding if the commission does not
receive a complaint before the 46th day after the date notice of the
change is filed.
(c) The commission shall give reasonable notice of the
hearing, including notice to the governing body of each affected
municipality and county. The utility is not required to provide a
formal answer or file any other formal pleading in response to the
notice, and the absence of an answer does not affect an order for a
Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 166, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007