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66-104b.Electric cooperative public utilities not subject to commission jurisdiction; conditions; exceptions. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), no electric cooperative public utility, which is a nonprofit membership corporation, shall be subject to the jurisdiction, regulation, supervision and control of the state corporation commission if it meets the following conditions:

(1) The original cost of its electric public utility facilities located in the state constitutes less than 25% of the total original cost of all its electric public utility facilities located everywhere;

(2) the electric cooperative public utility does not have its headquarters office in this state;

(3) the electric cooperative public utility is subject to the jurisdiction, regulation, supervision and control of a regulatory authority existing under the laws of any state bordering upon this state;

(4) the electric cooperative public utility certifies to the state corporation commission that a regulatory authority of a bordering state has asserted jurisdiction, regulation, supervision and control over its electric operations; and

(5) customers of the electric cooperative public utility in this state are charged the same rates and are provided service under the same terms and conditions as are its customers located in similar areas in a bordering state.

(b) The state corporation commission shall retain jurisdiction and control over any such electric cooperative public utility necessary to insure compliance with the condition that customers of the electric cooperative public utility in this state are provided service under the same terms and conditions as are its customers located in similar areas of a bordering state and may, in its discretion, require any such utility to furnish copies of documents filed with the appropriate regulatory authority of the appropriate bordering state which demonstrate its compliance with the condition. Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect the single certified service territory of an electric cooperative public utility or the authority of the state corporation commission over an electric cooperative public utility with regard to service territory, wire stringing and transmission line siting pursuant to K.S.A. 66-131, 66-1,170 et seq., 66-183, 66-1,177et seq., and amendments to such sections. Nothing herein shall affect the jurisdiction of the state corporation commission over sales of power for resale.

History: L. 1985, ch. 223, § 1; April 25.



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