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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2010-00602


CCR details

Tracking Number 2010-00602
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 723 Public Utilities Commission
CCR Number 4 CCR 723-2
CCR Title RULES REGULATING TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 07/12/2010
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2010-00602.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2010-00602.PDF
Statutory Authority 40-2-108; 40-3-101; 40-3-102; 40-3-103; 40-3-110; 40-3.4-106; 40-4-101; 40-15-101; 40-15-108(2); 40-15-201; 40 15-203.5; 40-15-208(2)(a); 40-15-301; (more in attached decisions).
Description of Subjects/Issues to re-examine the high cost support rules to accommodate new regulatory schemes , changes in the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) program, and recent dockets that have directly implicated the HCSM rules.
Purpose/Objective of Rule to re-examine the high cost support rules to accommodate new regulatory schemes and changes in the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) program, and to address issues from recent PUC dockets that have directly implicated the HCSM rules. These rules adopted mechanisms to set the benchmark rates, a phase-down of the HCSM fund, an extraordinary circumstance for additional support, a retained identical support rule, and no mandatory contribution to the HCSM by Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2010-00602.PDF
Comments This rulemaking was initiated with TN2010-00250, and continued with TN 2010-00602. The adopted rules became final November 14, 2011 after revisions were granted in part upon two rounds of appeal and after an additional period to allow for appeal of the grants (see attached decisions).
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 09/27/2010
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Public Utilities Commission Hearing Room, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, Colorado
Contact Name Becky Quintana
Contact Title Section Chief, Policy Advisors
Contact Telephone 303-894-2881
Contact email Becky.Quintana@dora.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02010-00602.DOC AdoptedRules12010-00602.DOC AdoptedRules22010-00602.DOC
Redline Redline2010-00602.PDF
Adopted Date 11/14/2011
AGO requested date 11/15/2011
Attorney General Opinion 11/29/2011
Effective Date 12/30/2011
Inserted into CCR 12/05/2011