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TITLE 61
PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION
CHAPTER 3
DUTIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
61-332C.  Provisions for selecting electric supplier for new electric service entrances. (1) In determining which electric supplier will provide electric service for a new service entrance, the following provisions will govern:
(a)  If no electric supplier has an existing service line within one thousand three hundred twenty (1,320) feet of a new service entrance the consumer shall have the right of choice of electric supplier.
(b)  If only one (1) electric supplier has an existing service line within one thousand three hundred twenty (1,320) feet of the new service entrance that electric supplier shall have the right to serve the consumer at the new service entrance.
(c)  If more than one (1) electric supplier has an existing service line within one thousand three hundred twenty (1,320) feet of the new service entrance the electric supplier whose existing service line is nearest the new service entrance shall have the right to serve the consumer at the new service entrance.
(d)  If more than one (1) electric supplier has an existing service line within one thousand three hundred twenty (1,320) feet of the new service entrance and it cannot be determined by proof which service line is nearest the new service entrance, then the consumer or an electric supplier shall petition the commission for an order determining which electric supplier is nearest the new service entrance.
(e)  For purposes of this act distances shall mean the exact distance measured using standard land surveying practices as established by the board of professional engineers and land surveyors of the state of Idaho.
(2)  No electric supplier shall construct or extend facilities, nor make any electric connections, nor permit any connection to be made from any of its facilities to any new service entrance nor shall it supply electric service to any new service entrance in violation of the provisions of this section, except as ordered by the commission pursuant to this act.

History:
[61-332C, added 1970, ch. 141, sec. 5, p. 417; am. 2000, (1st Ex. Sess.), ch. 1, sec. 5, p. 6; repealed and new section added 2000, (1st Ex. Sess.), ch. 1, secs. 13 and 17, pp. 9 and 11; am. 2001, ch. 29, sec. 6, p. 38.]


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