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22 TOC Table of Contents 08/04/14
Subchapter A General Provisions and Definitions
§ 22.1 Purpose and Scope. 08/04/14
§ 22.2 Definitions. 03/26/01
§ 22.3 Standards of Conduct. 06/04/98
§ 22.4 Computation of Time. 11/01/93
§ 22.5 Suspension of Rules and Commission-Prescribed Forms. 11/01/93
Subchapter B The Organization of the Commission.
§ 22.21 Meetings. 11/01/93
§ 22.22 Service on the Commission. 08/09/04
Subchapter C Classification of Applications or Other Documents Initiating a Proceeding
§ 22.31 Classification in General. 07/22/98
§ 22.32 Administrative Review. 11/01/93
§ 22.33 Tariff Filings. 03/26/01
§ 22.34 Consolidation and Severance. 11/01/93
§ 22.35 Informal Disposition. 03/26/01
Subchapter D Notice
§ 22.51 Notice for Public Utility Regulatory Act, Chapter 36, Subchapters C-E; Chapter 51, §51.009; and Chapter 53, Subchapters C-E, proceedings. 03/26/01
§ 22.52 Notice in Licensing Proceedings. 11/20/11
§ 22.53 Notice of Regional Hearings. 11/01/93
§ 22.54 Notice to Be Provided by the Commission. 11/01/93
§ 22.55 Notice in Other Proceedings. 11/01/93
§ 22.56 Notice of Unclaimed Funds. 07/22/98
Subchapter E Pleadings and Other Documents / Rule History
§ 22.71 Filing of Pleadings, Documents and Other Materials. 08/04/14
§ 22.72 Formal Requisites of Pleadings and Documents to Be Filed With the Commission. 03/26/01
§ 22.73 General Requirements for Applications. 09/23/99
§ 22.74 Service of Pleadings and Documents. 09/23/99
§ 22.75 Examination and Correction of Pleadings and Documents. 09/02/09
§ 22.76 Amended Pleadings. 09/23/99
§ 22.77 Motions. 09/23/99
§ 22.78 Responsive Pleadings and Emergency Action. 09/23/99
§ 22.79 Continuances. 11/01/93
§ 22.80 Commission Prescribed Forms. 09/23/99
Subchapter F Parties
§ 22.101 Representative Appearances. 03/26/01
§ 22.102 Classification of Parties. 03/26/01
§ 22.103 Standing to Intervene. 03/26/01
§ 22.104 Motions to Intervene. 09/02/09
§ 22.105 Alignment of Parties. 03/26/01
Subchapter G Prehearing Proceedings
§ 22.121 Prehearing Conferences. 11/01/93
§ 22.122 Interim Orders. 11/01/93
§ 22.123 Appeal of an Interim Order and Motions of Reconsideration of Interim Order Issued by the Commission. 03/26/01
§ 22.124 Statements of Position. 01/17/99
§ 22.125 Interim Relief. 01/17/99
§ 22.126 Bonded Rates. 03/26/01
§ 22.127 Certification of an Issue to the Commission. 03/26/01
Subchapter H Discovery Procedures
§ 22.141 Forms and Scope of Discovery. 11/01/93
§ 22.142 Limitations on Discovery and Protective Orders. 08/13/98
§ 22.143 Depositions. 03/26/01
§ 22.144 Requests for Information and Requests for Admission of Facts. 12/17/00
§ 22.145 Subpoenas. 11/01/93
Subchapter I Sanctions
§ 22.161 Sanctions. 03/26/01
Subchapter J Summary Proceedings
§ 22.181 Dismissal of a Proceeding. 03/26/01
§ 22.182 Summary Decision. 11/01/93
§ 22.183 Disposition by Default. 09/28/11
Subchapter K Hearings.
§ 22.201 Place and Nature of Hearings. 11/01/93
§ 22.202 Presiding Officer. 10/27/98
§ 22.203 Order of Procedure. 03/26/01
§ 22.204 Transcript and Record. 11/01/93
§ 22.205 Briefs. 11/01/93
§ 22.206 Consideration of Contested Settlements. 11/01/93
§ 22.207 Referral to State Office of Administrative Hearings. 11/01/93
Subchapter L Evidence and Exhibits in Contested Cases
§ 22.221 Rules of Evidence in Contested Cases. 11/01/93
§ 22.222 Official Notice. 02/11/99
§ 22.223 Witnesses to Be Sworn. 11/01/93
§ 22.224 Documentary Evidence. 11/01/93
§ 22.225 Written Testimony and Accompanying Exhibits. 03/26/01
§ 22.226 Exhibits. 03/26/01
§ 22.227 Offers of Proof. 11/01/93
§ 22.228 Stipulation of Facts. 11/01/93
Subchapter M Procedures and Filing Requirements in Particular Commission Proceedings
§ 22.241 Investigations. 03/26/01
§ 22.242 Complaints. 03/26/01
§ 22.243 Rate Change Proceedings. 03/26/01
§ 22.244 Review of Municipal Rate Actions. 03/26/01
§ 22.245 Repealed. 05/11/99
§ 22.246 Administrative Penalties. 11/08/12
§ 22.248 Retail Public Utilities. 08/04/14
§ 22.251 Review of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Conduct. 03/30/03
Subchapter N Decision and Orders
§ 22.261 Proposals for Decision. 11/01/93
§ 22.262 Commission Action After a Proposal for Decision. 03/26/01
§ 22.263 Final Orders. 11/01/93
§ 22.264 Rehearing. 03/26/01
Subchapter O Rulemaking
§ 22.281 Initiation of Rulemaking. 03/26/01
§ 22.282 Notice and Public Participation in Rulemaking Procedures. 05/07/98
§ 22.283 Emergency Adoption. 09/08/95
§ 22.284 Informal Information Gathering. 05/07/98
Subchapter P Emergency Orders for Water and Sewer Utilities.
§ 22.291 Purpose and Applicability. 08/04/14
§ 22.292 Definitions. 08/04/14
§ 22.293 Notifications. 08/04/14
§ 22.294 Emergency Orders and Emergency Rates. 08/04/14
§ 22.295 Application for Emergency Order. 08/04/14
§ 22.296 Additional Requirements for Emergency Rate Increases. 08/04/14
§ 22.297 Notice and Opportunity for Hearing. 08/04/14
§ 22.298 Contents of Emergency Order. 08/04/14
§ 22.299 Hearing Required. 08/04/14