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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 201. Rules Governing Utility Rate Applications and Annual Informational Filings
1/22/2020

20VAC5-201-30. Annual Informational Filings.

Unless modified per a commission-approved alternative regulatory plan, each utility not subject to § 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia, and which is not requesting a base rate increase shall make an annual informational filing consisting of Schedules 1-7, 9, 11-12, 14-19, 21-22, 24-25, 27, 28, and 40 a and b as identified in 20VAC5-201-90. The test period shall be the current 12 months ending in the same month used in the utility's most recent rate application. This information shall be filed with the commission within 120 days after the end of the test period. Accounting adjustments reflected in Column (2) of Schedule 21 shall incorporate the ratemaking treatment approved by the commission in the utility's last rate case and shall be calculated in accordance with the Expedited Rules of Schedule 25. Requirements found in 20VAC5-201-10 B 2 through B 4 may be omitted in Annual Informational Filings.

Applicants meeting each of the four following criteria may omit Schedules 9-18 in Annual Informational Filings: (i) the applicant is not subject to § 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia, (ii) the applicant is not currently bound by a performance-based regulation plan authorized by the commission pursuant to § 56-235.6 of the Code of Virginia that includes an earnings sharing mechanism or other attribute for which the commission has directed the performance of an Earnings Test, (iii) the applicant has no Virginia jurisdictional regulatory assets on its books, and (iv) the applicant is not seeking to establish a regulatory asset.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 2009.

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