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West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Powers, Duties, and Prohibitions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Powers and Duties of the Commission (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-104
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 5-104
§ 5-104. Consistency with public convenience and necessity required for authorization of actions
Acts described in §§ 5-202, 5-203, 5-205, and 6-101
(a) The Commission may authorize the acts described in §§ 5-202, 5-203, and 5-205 of this title and § 6-101(a) of this article if it finds that the authorization is consistent with the public convenience and necessity.
Powers and privileges of franchise
(b) Authority that the Commission grants under §§ 5-202 and 5-203 of this title does not:
(1) revive a lapsed franchise;
(2) validate an invalid franchise;
(3) enlarge or add to the powers and privileges of a franchise; or
(4) waive a forfeiture.

Credits

Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 1999, c. 34, § 1, eff. April 13, 1999; Acts 2006, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 5, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2007.
Formerly Art. 78, § 24.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-104, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 5-104
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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