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52 Pa. Code § 63.31. Classification of public utilities.

§ 63.31. Classification of public utilities.

 For accounting and reporting purposes, telephone public utilities are classified as follows:

   (1)  Class A. Telephone public utilities that are incumbent local exchange carriers subject to an alternative form of regulation, including, but not limited to, price cap formulas, under 66 Pa.C.S. Chapter 30 (relating to alternative form of regulation of telecommunications services).

   (2)  Class B. Telephone public utilities that are incumbent local exchange carriers subject to rate base/rate of return regulation or the Plan B Simplified Ratemaking Plan approved by the Commission under 66 Pa.C.S. Chapter 30.

   (3)  Class C. Telephone public utilities that provide competitive local telephone exchange services and that are not the incumbent provider in any local exchange area within this Commonwealth.


   The provisions of this §  63.31 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  63.31 adopted March 25, 1946; amended through June 30, 1969; amended July 17, 1998, effective July 18, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 3394; amended April 5, 2002, effective April 6, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1723. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (246453).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  56.15 (relating to billing information); and 52 Pa. Code §  56.265 (relating to billing information).

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