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52 Pa. Code § 69.1a. Organization and operation of utility staff involved in fuel procurement.

§ 69.1a. Organization and operation of utility staff involved in fuel procurement.

 (a)  A utility should maintain an appropriate staff to adequately fulfill its responsibility to procure fuel at the lowest reasonable cost. The utility should be prepared to solicit and handle numerous competent bids and investigate these potential sources for ability to fulfill contracts.

 (b)  A utility should have a detailed organization chart of the personnel involved in fuel procurement, with a key official designated to act as liaison with the Commission. A utility should maintain written job descriptions for personnel, as well as formal policies and procedures pertaining to the fuel procurement process.

 (c)  Utility personnel in a position to influence fuel procurement decisions should be prohibited from having either direct or indirect ties or affiliations with fuel suppliers. A utility should conduct investigations to insure that personnel have no affiliation.


   The provisions of this §  69.1a issued under Public Utility Code,the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1301 and 1307.


   The provisions of this §  69.1a adopted October 18, 1985, effective October 19, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 3730.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  69.1 (relating to general).

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