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§ 5-304. Accidents which require notification of Commission

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 3. Duties of Public Service Companies (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-304
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 5-304
§ 5-304. Accidents which require notification of Commission
In general
(a)(1) A public service company shall notify the Commission of any accident involving the public service company that results in:
(i) personal injury requiring hospitalization;
(ii) property damage exceeding $50,000; or
(iii) loss of life.
(2) The public service company shall notify the Commission within 30 days after the day the accident occurs or within a period that the Commission prescribes.
Form of notice and use as evidence
(b) The notice:
(1) shall be in a form that the Commission prescribes; and
(2) may not be admissible in evidence, or used for any purpose against the public service company that provides the notice, in an action for damages arising out of any matter that is reported in the notice.

Credits

Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 1998, c. 50, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
Formerly Art. 78, § 28.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-304, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 5-304
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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