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

Details of Tracking Number  2015-00533


CCR details

Tracking Number 2015-00533
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 723 Public Utilities Commission
CCR Number 4 CCR 723-3
CCR Title RULES REGULATING ELECTRIC UTILITIES

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 08/20/2015
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2015-00533.doc
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2015-00533.pdf
Statutory Authority Sections 24-4-101, et seq., 40-1-101, et seq., 40-2-108, 40-2-124, 40-2-127, 40-3-102, 40-3-110, 40-4-101, and 40 4-108, C.R.S.
Applicable Federal Provisions [The current federal poverty level is set by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Low-income Energy Assistance for eligibility in the LEAP program.]
Description of Subjects/Issues To amend the electric rules consistent with SB 15-046, SB15-254, HB15-1284 and HB15-1377, which modify the renewable energy statute, ß 40-2-124, C.R.S., and the statute authorizing community solar gardens, ß 40-2-127, C.R.S. The proposed rules also update the low income rules, references to federal rules, and procedures for testing revenue meters upon a customerís request. Finally, the proposed rules incorporate recent changes to the Commissionís rules of practice and procedure, 4 CCR 723-1.
Purpose/Objective of Rule to amend the rules consistent with SB 15-046 and SB 15-254 and HB 15-1284 and HB 15-1377 which modify the renewable energy statute, section 40-2-124, C.R.S., and the statute authorizing community solar gardens, section 40-2-127, C.R.S.; to also update the low income rules, references to federal rules, and procedures for testing service meters upon a customerís request; and incorporate recent changes to the Commissionís rules of practice and procedure contained in 4 CCR 723-1.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2015-00533.pdf
Comments On March 4, 2016, the Commission granted exceptions to the Recommended Decision adopting rules; the modified adopted rules were subject to a 20-day appeal period but no applications for rehearing, reargument or reconsideration were filed, so the rules became final March 24, 2016.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB15-046, SB15-254, HB15-1284, and HB15-1377
Hearing Date 10/19/2015
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Public Utilities Commission Hearing Room, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202
Contact Name Becky Quintana
Contact Title Director, Regulatory and Legal Affairs
Contact Telephone 303-894-2881
Contact email rebecca.quintana@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02015-00533.DOC
Redline Redline2015-00533.pdf
Adopted Date 03/24/2016
AGO requested date 03/28/2016
Attorney General Opinion 04/12/2016
Colorado Register publication date 04/25/2016
Effective Date 05/15/2016
Inserted into CCR 05/17/2016