Chapter 56 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Standards and Billing Practices for Residential Public Utility Service
2019 Chapter 56 Final Rulemaking
Final Rulemaking Order - Rulemaking to amend the provisions of 52 Pa.Code, Chapter 56 to comply with the amended provisions of 66 Pa. C.S. Chapter 14. Public Meeting of February 28, 2019 at Docket No. L-2015-2508421.
2017 Chapter 56 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Order Seeking Additional Comments - At Docket No. L-2015-2508421, the Commission asked for additional comments on the rulemaking to amend the provisions of 52 Pa. Code, Chapter 56 to comply with the amended provisions of 66 Pa. C.S. Chapter 14. Public Meeting of July 12, 2017.
2016 Chapter 56 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Order - At Docket No. L-2015-2508421, the Commission asked for comments on the rulemaking to amend the provisions of 52 Pa. Code, Chapter 56 to comply with the amended provisions of 66 Pa. C.S. Chapter 14. Public Meeting of July 21, 2016.
2011 Chapter 56 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Information and comments regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that will revise the PUC's regulations at 52 Pa. Code Chapter 56, to ensure they are consistent with Act 201 of 2004, also known as Chapter 14, can now be found on the PUC's Consumer Information page.
The Revised Final Rulemaking Order was adopted at the Public Meeting of June 9, 2011, at Docket No. L-00060182. The order was entered on June 13, 2011.
- Revised Final Rulemaking Order
- Revised Final Report to IRRC
- Revised Annex A
- Revised Attachment 1
- Revised Attachment 2 - Significant Revisions
- Revised Attachment 3 - Cost Savings
- Revised Attachment 4 - 14/56 Cross Reference
- Revised Attachment 5 - 56/14 Cross Reference
- Revised Attachment 6 - PFA Cross Reference
On Sept. 25, 2008, PUC proposed rules that will update its regulations dealing with residential utility service standards in order to make those regulations consistent with legislative changes regarding how utilities address delinquent residential accounts.
The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking will revise the PUC's regulations at 52 Pa. Code Chapter 56, to ensure they are consistent with Act 201 of 2004, also known as Chapter 14. The Commission also used the opportunity to address other issues with Chapter 56 including updates needed due to technological advances such as electronic billing and payments, e-mail and the internet.
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