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§ 7-605. Construction of subtitle

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 6. Natural Gas Supplier Licensing and Consumer Protection (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-605
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-605
§ 7-605. Construction of subtitle
In general
(a) This subtitle may not be construed to:
(1) affect the authority of the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to enforce violations of Titles 13 and 14 of the Commercial Law Article or any other applicable State law or regulation in connection with the activities of gas suppliers; or
(2) exempt gas companies and gas suppliers from otherwise applicable State or federal consumer protection and antitrust laws.
Consultation with Consumer Protection Division
(b) The Commission shall consult with the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General before adopting regulations designed to protect consumers of gas supply and gas supply services.
Authority of People’s Counsel
(c) The People's Counsel has the same authority in licensing, complaint, and dispute resolution proceedings as the People's Counsel has under Subtitle 5 of this title and Title 2 of this article.
Commission access to records
(d) In connection with a consumer complaint or Commission investigation under this subtitle, a gas supplier shall provide to the Commission access to any accounts, books, papers, and documents that the Commission considers necessary to resolve a matter in dispute.


Added by Acts 2000, c. 669, § 2, eff. July 1, 2000.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-605, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-605
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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