4933.33 Annual statement.

(A) Annually, each electric distribution company, as defined in section 5727.80 of the Revised Code, shall state on each customer bill, or shall distribute to each of its customers, the following statement:

"Under state law, the amount you are being billed includes:

(1) Kilowatt-hour taxes that have been in effect since 2001 and are currently at $......... (The current dollar figure of the kilowatt-hour taxes levied by section 5727.81 of the Revised Code shall be placed in the blank); and

(2) Assessments to assist in the support of the operations of the PUCO and the office of the consumers' counsel that have been in effect since 1912 and 1977, respectively."

(B) Annually, each natural gas distribution company, as defined in section 5727.80 of the Revised Code, shall state on each customer bill, or shall distribute to each of its customers, the following statement:

"Under state law, the amount you are being billed includes:

(1) Natural gas distribution taxes that have been in effect since 2001 and are currently at $......... (The current dollar figure of the natural gas distribution excise taxes levied by section 5727.811 of the Revised Code shall be placed in the blank); and

(2) Assessments to assist in the support of the operations of the PUCO and the office of the consumers' counsel that have been in effect since 1912 and 1977, respectively."

(C) The notice required under division (A) or (B) of this section does not apply to an electric distribution company or a natural gas distribution company that is not subject to assessments to support the operations of the PUCO or the office of the consumers' counsel.

(D) Nothing in this section shall be construed to mean that an electric distribution company or a natural gas distribution company subject to this section may not cause such appearance or distribute such statement on a more frequent basis.

Cite as R.C. § 4933.33

History. Effective Date: 12-21-2000