4901:1-34-08 Noncompliance.

A natural gas company, retail natural gas supplier, or governmental aggregator that fails to comply with the requirements of Chapter 4929. of the Revised Code, the rules and standards in Chapter 4901:1-13, 4901:1-27, 4901:1-28, 4901:1-29, or 4901:1-34 of the Administrative Code, and/or any commission order may, after opportunity for hearing, be subject to any and all of the following available under the law:

(A) A natural gas company or retail natural gas supplier may be subject to a forfeiture to the state in an amount provided for in Chapter 4905. of the Revised Code.

(B) A natural gas company, retail natural gas supplier, or governmental aggregator may be subject to rescission of a customer contract.

(C) A natural gas company, retail natural gas supplier, or governmental aggregator may be required to provide restitution to a customer.

(D) A retail natural gas supplier or governmental aggregator may have its certificate suspended, rescinded, or conditionally rescinded.

(E) A natural gas company, retail natural gas supplier, or governmental aggregator may be subject to any other corrective action necessary to protect the public safety, reliability, and customer service.

Replaces: 4901:1-34-08

Effective: 12/01/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/30/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4929.10 , 4929.24 , 4905.54
Rule Amplifies: 4929.01 , 4929.24 , 4905.05 , 4905.06 , 4905.26 , 4905.54
Prior Effective Dates: 7/4/02, 4/13/07