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HB 819, 64th R.S.
Defining public utilities and providing for their regulation; providing for the creation of the Texas Public Utility Commission and for the appointment of commissioners and the fixing of their qualifications and compensation; prescribing the duties and powers of the commissioners and the commission and railroad commission and the manner in which the jurisdiction and power conferred herein shall be exercised; providing for employees and the salaries, duties and authority of employees; providing for reporting by public utilities; providing for territories and services; providing for regulation of public utility services and rates; providing for regulation of rates and division of revenue; providing for hearings and other procedures for regulation; defining certain offenses and providing penalties; providing procedures for public utility regulation by municipalities; providing for appeals and other procedures in the courts; providing for financing of commission operations.

Last action: Effective in 90 days

Author: Lyndon Olson, Jr.
Sponsor: W.T. "Bill" Moore

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1975, 64th R.S.,ch. 721, General and Special Laws of Texas


HB 433 (Identical)

State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed

House Committee: State Affairs ()
Minutes: March 26 1975 | April 2 1975 | April 7 1975 | April 9 1975 | April 22 1975 | April 23 1975 | April 25 1975 | April 30 1975
Senate Committee: State Affairs ()
Minutes: May 22 1975

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