(A) On or after July 26, 2002, no retail natural gas suppliers or governmental aggregators shall offer, contract for, or supply competitive retail natural gas service in this state without a valid certificate. This paragraph shall not apply to contracts in effect before the effective date of this rule.
(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.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/24/2007 and 11/30/2011
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4929.20
Rule Amplifies: 4929.20 , 4929.30 , 4905.04
Prior Effective Dates: 7/4/02