4901:1-27-03 General prohibitions.

(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.

Effective: 04/13/2007
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