4933.88 Assessing expenses of administration.

The expenses of the public utilities commission in administering sections 4933.81 to 4933.90 of the Revised Code shall be assessed by the commission against the affected electric suppliers on the following basis:

(A) Expenses that relate to the preparation or review of maps to establish the certified territory of a single electric supplier in any area where there is no other electric supplier shall be assessed solely to such electric supplier.

(B) Expenses that relate to the preparation or review of maps to establish the certified territories of two or more electric suppliers in any area where there are two or more electric suppliers shall be assessed in equal shares among such electric suppliers.

(C) Expenses that relate to the consideration and disposition of alleged errors pursuant to section 4933.82 of the Revised Code and the consideration and disposition of proposed adjustments pursuant to division (E) of section 4933.83 of the Revised Code shall be assessed in equal shares among the electric suppliers affected thereby.

(D) Expenses that relate to the enforcement by the commission of compliance with sections 4933.81 to 4933.90 of the Revised Code shall be assessed in equal shares against the electric supplier or suppliers to which an order of enforcement is directed. Where such enforcement proceedings are initiated by an electric supplier or suppliers and no order of enforcement is issued by the commission, such expenses shall be assessed in equal shares against the electric supplier or suppliers initiating such proceedings.

(E) Any other expenses of the commission shall be assessed by the commission in equal shares among the electric suppliers that are subject to sections 4933.81 to 4933.90 of the Revised Code.

(F) The commission may assess the expenses enumerated in this section on the basis of estimates made by it, with appropriate adjustment or credit after final determination of such expenses.

Cite as R.C. § 4933.88

History. Effective Date: 07-12-1978