Maine Revised Statutes

§103. Establishment of commission; powers and duties; seal and office

1. Establishment.  There is established the Public Utilities Commission which shall consist of 3 members.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Powers and duties.  The commission has the following powers and duties.
A. All public utilities and certain other entities as specified in this Title are subject to the jurisdiction, control and regulation of the commission and to applicable provisions of this Title. [2011, c. 623, Pt. D, §3 (AMD).]
B. The commission shall set the basic policies of the Public Utilities Commission and shall regulate public utilities in accordance with this Title. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
C. The commission shall oversee the activities of competitive service providers to the extent provided in this Title. [1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §10 (NEW); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF).]
D. The commission shall oversee and manage the Emergency Services Communication Bureau established under Title 25, chapter 352. [2003, c. 359, §5 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 623, Pt. D, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Seal and office.  The commission shall have a seal and be provided with office space.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW). 1999, c. 398, §A10 (AMD). 1999, c. 398, §§A104,105 (AFF). 2003, c. 359, §5 (AMD). 2011, c. 623, Pt. D, §3 (AMD).