Maine Revised Statutes

§120. Annual report

The commission shall report annually, before February 1st, to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over public utilities on: [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Budget.  The commission's planned expenditures for the year and its use of funds in the previous year, including the expenditures from the Public Utilities Commission Regulatory Fund as established pursuant to section 116;
[ 1999, c. 584, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Various fees.  The waiver, exemption, receipt and expenditure of any filing fees, expenses, reimbursements or fines collected under this Title, on a case-by-case basis;
[ 1999, c. 584, §1 (AMD) .]
3. Regional issues.  The commission's efforts undertaken in accordance with its authority under this Title to promote and protect consumer interests through participation in and presentations before regional entities and federal agencies with jurisdiction over regional marketplaces that affect the State's consumers. The commission must provide an assessment of staffing requirements to undertake these responsibilities;
[ 2001, c. 137, §1 (AMD) .]
4. Rural issues.   The commission's efforts undertaken in accordance with its authority under this Title to ensure that rural areas of this State are not disadvantaged as utility industries are restructured and competitive markets developed. The commission shall identify any rural issues that it has determined may require legislative action;
[ 2009, c. 122, §8 (AMD) .]
5. Telephone exemptions.   The commission's activities undertaken pursuant to its authority to grant exemptions to providers of provider of last resort service from certain portions of this Title;
[ 2011, c. 623, Pt. D, §4 (AMD) .]
6. Significant developments.   Any significant developments in the utility sectors or other areas of commission oversight; and
[ 2009, c. 122, §10 (NEW) .]
7. Other.   All other subjects that the commission is required to include in the annual report pursuant to law.
[ 2009, c. 122, §11 (NEW) .]
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW). 1991, c. 9, §E22 (AMD). 1999, c. 584, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 137, §§1,2 (AMD). 2009, c. 122, §§8-11 (AMD). 2011, c. 623, Pt. D, §4 (AMD).