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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities And Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 203. Regulations Governing the Separation of Regulated and Unregulated Businesses of Utility Consumer Services Cooperatives and Utility Aggregation Cooperatives

20VAC5-203-30. Relations between cooperatives and affiliates thereof not engaged in regulated utility services.

A. The following practices are prohibited:

1. Cost shifting or cross subsidies between a cooperative and its nonregulated affiliates;

2. Anticompetitive behavior or self-dealing between a cooperative and its nonregulated affiliates; and

3. Discriminatory behavior by a cooperative toward competing suppliers.

B. A cooperative shall include with each application seeking approval of affiliate contracts or arrangements filed with the commission pursuant to Chapter 4 (§ 56-76 et seq.) of Title 56 of the Code of Virginia:

1. A listing and description of internal controls that prevent the practices enumerated in subsection A of this section; and

2. A listing and description of internal controls effecting the Codes of Conduct set forth in 20VAC5-203-40.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13, 56-231.34:1 and 56-231.50:1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2000.

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