4901:1-27-03 General prohibitions.

(A) No retail natural gas supplier or governmental aggregator shall offer, contract for, or supply competitive retail natural gas service in this state without a valid certificate.

(B) Nothing in this rule is intended to prohibit a person from conducting market research or advertisements designed solely to ascertain and raise public awareness and/or improve name recognition.

(C) Enforcement of any rule in this chapter or commission order adopted thereunder will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 4901:1-34 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 12/01/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/24/2014 and 12/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4929.10 , 4929.20
Rule Amplifies: 4929.20 , 4929.30 , 4905.04
Prior Effective Dates: 7/4/02, 4/13/07