§ 39-26.6-10. Timing and schedule of tariff filings.
(a) The electric-distribution company shall file with the commission the first set of tariffs and solicitation rules pursuant to this chapter no later than November 15, 2014. Thereafter, the electric-distribution company shall make annual tariff and solicitation rules filings with the commission no later than November 15 prior to the beginning of the applicable program year, which tariffs and rules shall be applicable for the next program year.
(b) Upon receiving the filing from the electric-distribution company, the commission shall open a docket to consider the filing. The commission shall issue an order approving the proposed tariffs and solicitation rules; provided, however, that the commission may make any modifications that it deems appropriate consistent with the legislative purposes of this chapter as set forth herein.
(c) For the first program year, the commission shall issue its order approving tariff(s) and solicitation rules by no later than March 31, 2015. Thereafter, the commission shall approve them by February 15 of each succeeding year.
(d) During the course of any program year, the electric-distribution company may, at any time, in consultation with the office and the board, propose tariff or solicitation rules modifications. The commission shall consider such proposed modifications through an already open or new docket, and shall issue its order within one hundred five (105) days of the filing of the proposed modification. If approved, the proposed modification shall take effect for the next enrollment event following the issuance of the commission's order.
(P.L. 2014, ch. 200, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 216, § 1.)