HB 515: "An Act relating to the regulation of municipal water and sewer utilities not in competition with other water and sewer utilities."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 515 01 "An Act relating to the regulation of municipal water and sewer utilities not in 02 competition with other water and sewer utilities." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 42.05.711(b) is amended to read: 05 (b) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection and in (o) of this section, 06 public utilities owned and operated by a political subdivision of the state, or electric 07 operating entities established as the instrumentality of two or more public utilities 08 owned and operated by political subdivisions of the state, are exempt from this 09 chapter, other than AS 42.05.221 - 42.05.281 and 42.05.385. However, 10 (1) the governing body of a political subdivision may elect to be 11 subject to this chapter; and 12 (2) a utility or electric operating entity that is owned and operated by a 13 political subdivision and that directly competes with another utility or electric 14 operating entity is subject to this chapter and any other utility or electric operating
01 entity owned and operated by the political subdivision is also subject to this chapter; 02 this paragraph does not apply to 03 (A) a utility or electric operating entity owned and operated by 04 a political subdivision that competes with a telecommunications utility; 05 (B) a water utility owned by a political subdivision that 06 does not directly compete with another water utility; or 07 (C) a sewer utility owned by a political subdivision that 08 does not directly compete with another sewer utility.