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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 52 . Telecommunications
Section 490. Other general information to be furnished to the commission

3 AAC 52.490. Other general information to be furnished to the commission

(a) A utility shall maintain with the commission

(1) the location and telephone number of each of its business offices, an emergency telephone number contact, and the normal hours of operation of each office; and

(2) a plan for notifying customers of a scheduled outage that is appropriate to the utility's available personnel levels and geographic location, and that includes media notification, if applicable.

(b) A utility shall submit information to the commission regarding service outages as follows:

(1) for an outage that is an immediate threat to the health or safety of customers within the utility's service territory, the commission must be notified immediately by the most expedient means available;

(2) for an interruption of service, from whatever cause, which affects five percent or more of a utility's total customers or affects a discrete community of customers, and persists for three hours or more, the written report must include a description of the cause and extent of the outage, and must be filed within five working days after service is restored; and

(3) a cumulative 12-month report of its service outages must be filed as a part of the utility's annual report to the commission under AS 42.05.451 .

History: Eff. 1/1/87, Register 100

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.291

AS 42.05.501

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