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Agencies: 65-407: Public Utilities Commission - General 65-625: Emergency Services Communications Bureau
65 407 Public Utilities Commission - General Ch. 25 Coin-Operated Telephone Service Ch. 32 Service Standards of Electrical Utilities Ch. 35 Accounting Treatment for Area Lighting Ch. 62 Service Standards for Water Utilities Ch. 63 Major Construction Projects for Water Companies Ch. 65 Water Main Extension and Service Line Rule Ch. 68 Water Utilities Depreciation Rates Ch. 69 Determination of Fire Protection Revenues for Water Utilities Ch. 83 Political Activities, Institutional/Promotional Advertising, Allowances by Public Utilities Ch. 85 Regulatory Proceeding Expenses Ch. 89 Confidentiality of Customer Records Ch. 110 Rules of Practice and Procedure Ch. 120 Filing Requirements for Schedule of Rates, Terms and Conditions Ch. 130 Safety and Accident Reporting Requirements Ch. 140 Utility Service Area and Infrastructure Maps Ch. 200 Telecommunications Carrier Outage Reporting Ch. 201 Provider of Last Resort Service Quality Ch. 202 Requirements for Audiotext (Pay-Per-Call) Service Ch. 204 Basic Service Calling Areas Ch. 206 Standards for Designating and Certifying Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Qualified to Receive Federal Universal Service Fund Support Ch. 210 Uniform System of Accounts for Telephone Utilities Ch. 220 Removal of Provider of Last Resort Service Obligation Ch. 230 Installation, Maintenance and Ownership of Customer Premises Wire Ch. 252 Public Interest Payphone Program Ch. 280 Provision of Competitive Telecommunications Services Ch. 284 Prepaid Wireless Fee Ch. 285 Maine Telecommunications Education Access Fund Ch. 288 Maine Universal Service Fund Ch. 289 Requirements and Terms for Bundled Services Offered by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers Ch. 290 Standards for Billing, Credit, and Collection and Customer Information for Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Providing Basic Telephone Service Ch. 291 Standards for Billing, Credit, and Collection and Customer Information for Non-Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Ch. 292 Standards for Billing, Credit, and Collection and Customer Information for Interexchange Carriers Ch. 293 Abandonment of Service and Authority to Provide Services and Transfer of Customers by Competitive Telecommuncations Carriers Ch. 294 Lifeline Ch. 296 Selection of Preferred Telecommunications Carriers and the Imposition of Preferred Carrier Freezes Ch. 297 Anti-Cramming Rule: Registration Requirements, Complaint Procedures and Penalty Provisions for Service Providers and Billing Aggregators Ch. 301 Standard Offer Service Ch. 304 Standards of Conduct for Transmission and Distribution Utilities and Affiliated Competitive Electricity Providers Ch. 305 Licensing Requirements, Annual Reporting, Enforcement and Consumer Protection Provisions for Competitive Provision of Electricity Ch. 306 Uniform Information Disclosure and Informational Filing Requirements Ch. 307 Sale of Capacity and Energy of Undivested Generation Assets; Extension of Divestiture Deadline Ch. 308 Standards of Conduct for Transmission and Distribution Utilities and Affiliated Generators Ch. 310 Uniform System of Accounts for Electrical Utilities Ch. 311 Portfolio Requirement Ch. 312 Voluntary Renewable Research and Development Fund (transferred to 95-648) Ch. 313 Customer Net Energy Billing Ch. 314 Statewide Low-Income Assistance Plan Ch. 315 Small Generator Aggregation Ch. 316 Long-term Contracting and Resource Adequacy Ch. 317 Statewide Arrearage Management Program Ch. 321 Load Obligation and Settlement Calculations for Competitive Providers of Electricity Ch. 322 Metering, Billing, Collections, and Enrollment Interactions among Transmission and Distribution Utilities and Competitive Electricity Providers Ch. 323 Electronic Business Transactions Standards Ch. 324 Small Generator Interconnection Standards Ch. 325 Community-based Renewable Energy Pilot Program Ch. 326 Green Power Offer Ch. 327 Ceiling on Energy Efficiency Spending from the Energy and Carbon Savings Trust Fund and Rebates to Electric Ratepayers Ch. 330 Filing Requirements for Petitions for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Electric Transmission Facilities and Standards for Granting Certificates Ch. 332 Filing Requirement for Petitions for Purchases of Energy / Fuel Conversion of Generation Facilities Ch. 334 Filing Requirement for Significant Agreements Re: Electric Generating / Energy / Trans Capacity Ch. 360 Cogeneration and Small Power Productions Ch. 380 Electric Energy Conservation Programs (transferred to 95-648) Ch. 381 Selection of Conservation Program Service Providers (transferred to 95-648) Ch. 395 Construction Standards, Ownership, Cost Allocation, and Customer Charges Rules for Electric Distribution Line Extensions and Service Drops Ch. 396 Efficiency Maine Trust Procurement Funding Cap Energy Programs (formerly with 19-530) Ch. 400 Energy Efficiency Standards for Subsidized Multi-Family Residences PUC - General (cont.) Ch. 410 Uniform System of Accounts for Gas Utilities Ch. 420 Safety Standards for Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Operators Ch. 421 Safety and Operation Standards for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distribution Systems Ch. 430 Cost of Gas Adjustment for Gas Utilities Ch. 480 Natural Gas Energy Conservation Programs (transferred to 95-648) Ch. 510 Authorization and Operation of Ferries in Casco Bay Ch. 520 Tour, Charter and Water Taxi Services, and Unscheduled Freight Services in Casco Bay Ch. 560 Publication and Posting Requirement for Rate Changes filed by the Casco Bay Island Transit District Ch. 610 Uniform System of Accounts for Water Companies Ch. 615 Exemptions from Regulatory Requirements for Consumer-Owned Water Utilities Ch. 640 Private Fire Protection Services Ch. 660 Consumer Protection Standards for Water Utilities Ch. 675 Infrastructure Surcharge and Capital Reserve Accounts Ch. 691 Sale of Water Resource Land Ch. 710 Auditing Requirements for all Public Utilities Ch. 720 Compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) Required of SFAS #106 Ch. 730 Compliance with the GAAP Requirements of SFAS 109 Ch. 815 Consumer Protection Standards for Electric and Gas Transmission and Distribution Utilities Ch. 820 Utility Requirements for Non-Core Activities and Transactions Between Affiliates Ch. 840 Intervenor Funding Ch. 870 Late Payment Charges, Interest Paid on Customer Deposits, and Charges for Returned Checks Ch. 880 Attachment to Joint-Use Utility Poles; Determination and Allocation of Costs; Procedure Ch. 885 Land Use Regulation Exemption Ch. 886 Energy Infrastructure Corridors Ch. 895 Underground Facility Damage Prevention Requirements Ch. 910 Safety of Overhead Utility Lines Crossing Water and Adjacent Areas Suitable for Rigging, Launching, and Operation Boats Ch. 920 Maine Model Building Energy Code (repealed) Ch. 930 Solar and Wind Energy Rebate Program (transferred to 95-648)
65 625 Emergency Services Communication Bureau
Ch. 1 Standards for Establishing a Statewide Enhanced E9-1-1 System Ch. 2 Requirements for the Enhanced E9-1-1 Service Provider and Local Exchange Carriers Ch. 3 Provision of Enhanced E9-1-1 Access-only Service Ch. 4 Requirements for the Dispatch Center Consolidation Grant Program Ch. 5 Standards for the Implementation and Adminisgtration of Emergency Fire Dispatch Protocols Ch. 11 PBX/Multiline Telephone System (MLTS) Requirements