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PUC Rulemaking Proceeding Relating to Priorities for Restoration of Service Following an Extended Power Outage


The proposed amendment will implement Senate Bill 937 enacted in the 82nd legislative session and now codified in Public Utility Regulatory Act (PURA) §38.072, which requires an electric utility to give nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospice facilities the same priority that it gives to a hospital in the utility's emergency operations plan for restoring power after an extended outage.

Staff Assigned

Scottie Aplin, Attorney, 512-936-7289
Regina Erales, 512-936-7392

Project Schedule

The adopted amendment will be published in the Texas Register on November 2, 2012.
The effective date of the amended rule is November 6, 2012.

Documents Available

Order Adopting Amendments to §25.52 as Approved at the October 12, 2012 Open Meeting | MSWord (.doc)
Proposal for Publication of Amendment to §25.52 as Approved at the June 13, 2012 Open Meeting | MSWord (.doc)