2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 59 - Retail Policies for Natural Gas Utilities (Sections 3201 - 3211)
Sec. 3205 - Federal participation

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 59 - RETAIL POLICIES FOR NATURAL GAS UTILITIES
Sec. 3205 - Federal participation
Containssection 3205
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 95-617, title III, §305, Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3152.
Statutes at Large Reference92 Stat. 3152
Public and Private LawPublic Law 95-617

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15 U.S.C. § 3205 (2015)

§3205. Federal participation

(a) Intervention

In addition to the authorities vested in the Secretary pursuant to any other provision of law, the Secretary, on his own motion, may intervene as a matter of right in any proceeding before a State regulatory authority which relates to gas utility rates or rate design. Such intervention shall be solely for the purpose of advocating policies or methods which carry out the purposes set forth in section 3201 of this title.

(b) Rights

The Secretary shall have the same rights as any other party to a proceeding before a State regulatory authority which relates to gas utility rates or rate design.

(c) Nonregulated gas utilities

The Secretary, on his own motion, may, to the same extent as provided in subsections (a) through (b), intervene as a matter of right in any proceeding which relates to rates or rate design of nonregulated gas utilities.

(Pub. L. 95–617, title III, §305, Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3152.)

DEFINITIONS

The definition of Secretary in section 2602 of Title 16, Conservation, applies to this section.

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