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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 419. Procedural Rules for Implementing §§ 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 Usc §§ 251 and 252
9/26/2020

20VAC5-419-40. Statement of Generally Available Terms.

The following procedure shall be followed when a Bell Operating Company ("BOC") files a statement of generally available terms and conditions:

1. The BOC shall, on or before the day the statement of generally available terms and conditions is filed, serve a notice of filing which generally describes the terms and conditions of the statement or a copy of the statement itself on all interested parties. If a person specifically requests a copy of the statement, the BOC shall promptly serve a copy of the statement on the person making the request. The BOC shall, on or before the date of filing, serve a copy of the statement on the commission staff. The filing shall include a detailed explanation of how the statement complies with 47 USC § 252(d) and 47 USC § 251 and the regulations thereunder and shall include all supporting documentation.

2. Comments or requests for hearing may be filed within 21 days of the filing of the statement. Comments shall be limited to whether the statement complies with 47 USC § 252(d) and 47 USC § 251 and the regulations thereunder and shall include all supporting documentation. The commission will grant a hearing request only if good cause is shown. Comments or requests for hearing, or both, shall, on or before the date of filing, be served upon the BOC and the commission staff. Upon request, a person shall promptly serve a copy of the comments or request for hearing, or both, on the person making the request for same.

3. After the deadline for the filing of comments or requests for hearing has passed, the service list for the case shall be limited to the BOC, the commission staff, and any persons who timely filed comments or requests for hearing, or both.

Statutory Authority

§ 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 18, Issue 04, eff. October 17, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 24, eff. July 21, 2004.

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