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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 411. Rules Governing the Certification of Interexchange Carriers

20VAC5-411-80. Proposed Rate Increases.

A. Carriers shall give notice of proposed rate increases to subscribers by (i) billing inserts furnished at least two weeks prior to the increase, (ii) publication for two consecutive weeks as display advertising in newspapers having general circulation in the area served by the carrier with the last publication appearing at least two weeks prior to the increase, or (iii) direct written notification to each affected subscriber at least two weeks prior to the increase.

B. The notice shall state the subscribers' existing rates, the proposed rates and the percentage change between the two.

C. Rate revisions which result in no increase to subscribers may be implemented without notice.

Statutory Authority

§ 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 18, Issue 04, eff. October 17, 2001.

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