2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 5 - Telephone Service
Article 9 - Retail Telecommunications Services
§ 46-5-252. Prohibition against passing cost of compliance on to consumers

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-5-252 (2019)

No company providing retail telecommunications service shall impose a separate line item or surcharge on customers' bills to recover any costs of complying with any state law or regulations without first submitting to the Public Service Commission the methodology and data used by such company for approval by the commission; provided, however, that such a company shall not be required to submit for approval separate line items or surcharges that are specifically authorized or required by federal or state law. No fines or penalties imposed by the Public Service Commission shall be considered as a cost of complying with a state law or regulation or included in any such separate line item or surcharge, or as a portion thereof.


Code 1981, § 46-5-252, enacted by Ga. L. 2010, p. 1135, § 6/HB 168.

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