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§ 7-502. Application of subtitle to small rural electric cooperatives

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 7. Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Electric Industry Restructuring (Refs & Annos)
Part I. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-502
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-502
§ 7-502. Application of subtitle to small rural electric cooperatives
In general
(a) Except as required under subsection (b) of this section, the provisions of this subtitle may not be applied to a small rural electric cooperative that:
(1) has less than 10% of its distribution territory within the State;
(2) maintains its principal place of business outside the State; and
(3) is subject to, and conducts its operations within the State in compliance with, the laws of the state in which its principal place of business is located.
Requirements and prohibitions under authority of §§ 7-505 and 7-507
(b)(1) A small rural electric cooperative, as described in subsection (a) of this section, shall be subject to all requirements and prohibitions adopted under the authority of §§ 7-505(b)(1) through (4), (6), (7), (11), and (12) and 7-507(e), (h), (i), (k), and (l) of this subtitle.
(2) In addition to the requirements for a small rural electric cooperative set forth in paragraph (1) of this subsection, a member of a small rural electric cooperative that receives electricity or electricity supply services from an entity other than the small rural electric cooperative may receive these services only from an entity that is licensed under § 7-507 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 2001, c. 662, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2003, c. 101, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-502, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-502
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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