Maine Revised Statutes

§106. Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission

The following provisions apply to the chairman of the Public Utilities Commission. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Appointment.  The Governor shall designate one member of the commission as chairman.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
2. General duties.  The chairman shall:
A. Be the principal executive officer of the commission in carrying out its policies; [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
B. Preside at meetings of the commission; and [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
C. Be responsible for the expedient organization of the commission's work. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Hearings.  For any particular hearing or series of hearings before the commission, the chairman may assign himself or another commissioner to attend.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
4. Acting chairman.  When absent one working day or more, the chairman shall name another commissioner to act as chairman.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW).