Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 393
Gas, Electric, Water, Heating and Sewer Companies

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August 28, 2013
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Sections:
393.010. Corporations supplying gas, electricity or water--powers.
393.015. Sewer company may contract with water company to terminate water
services for nonpayment of sewer
bill--procedure--immunity--costs, reimbursement.
393.016. Termination of water service for nonpayment of sewer bill,
when--immunity from civil liability--procedure to establish
agreement, contents of agreement--exceptions.
393.020. Authorizing laying of underground water mains--power of eminent
domain.
393.025. Sewer corporation may exercise eminent domain, how--sewer lines along
or across public roads, how built and maintained--consent of
municipality required, when.
393.030. Right to take water from nonnavigable stream and erect dam--purposes
for which company may condemn land.
393.040. Filing of petition, issuance of summons, and notice of hearing--notice
by publication, when.
393.050. Court shall appoint three commissioners to assess damages--payment of
damages.
393.060. Number of owners may be joined in one petition.
393.070. Clerk of court shall give notice of petitions.
393.080. Cost of proceeding--how paid.
393.090. Corporation not authorized to enter or appropriate certain buildings.
393.100. Concerning the appropriation of property held by another corporation.
393.105. Rules against restraints on alienation and against perpetuities not to
apply, when.
393.106. Definitions--electric power suppliers exclusive right to serve
structures, exception--change of suppliers, procedure.
393.108. Hot weather rule, discontinuance of service prohibited, when.
393.110. Application of sections 393.110 to 393.285--public service
commission not to have jurisdiction over certain electrical
corporations.
393.120. Definition of terms.
393.130. Safe and adequate service--charges--certain home rule cities,
interest accrual, when.
393.135. Charges based on nonoperational property of electrical corporation
prohibited.
393.136. Retroactive operation prohibited.
393.140. General powers of commission in respect to gas, water, electricity
and sewer services.
393.145. Certain utility may be placed under control of receiver--commission
determination, procedure--appointment of receiver, bond.
393.146. Acquisition of small water or sewer corporation by capable public
utility, when--definitions--alternatives to be discussed, factors
to consider--price for acquisition, how determined--plan for
improvements required--rate case procedure to be used--rulemaking
authority.
393.147. Loan programs, certain sewer and water corporations--authorized when,
how.
393.150. Commission may fix rates after hearing--stay increase--burden of
proof.
393.152. Delinquency in payment, deposit or guarantee to continue service
prohibited, when--inapplicability.
393.155. Electric corporation's rates, increase in, phase-in of, when,
how--powers of commission.
393.160. Inspection of gas, water and electric meters.
393.170. Approval of incorporation and franchises--certificate.
393.171. Incorporation and franchises, permission and approval after
instruction and acquisition of plant permitted, when--expiration
date.
393.175. Designation as sole regional or watershed supplier,
application--preferences--pricing of services.
393.180. Right to issue stocks, bonds, notes subject to regulation.
393.190. Transfer of franchise or property to be approved, procedure--impact of
transfer on local tax revenues, information on to be furnished,
to whom, procedure.
393.200. Approval of issues of stocks, bonds and other forms of indebtedness.
393.210. Certificate of commission to be recorded--stock dividend prohibited.
393.220. Account for disposition of proceeds--issue void, when,
exception--penalties--state not liable.
393.230. Power of commission to ascertain valuation of property of gas,
electrical, water and sewer corporations.
393.240. Power of commission to require depreciation account of gas,
electrical, water and sewer corporations.
393.250. Reorganizations of gas, electrical, water and sewer corporations.
393.260. Complaints as to quality and price of gas, water, electricity and
sewer service--investigation by commission--form of complaints.
393.270. Notice and hearing--order fixing price of gas, water, electricity or
sewer service, or requiring improvement.
393.275. Commission to notify cities and counties of tariff increases, when,
contents of notice--reduction of license tax, when--exception,
procedure--to maintain.
393.280. Defense in case of excessive charges for gas, water, electricity or
sewer service.
393.290. Powers of commission relating to other utilities made applicable to
heating companies.
393.291. Steam heating companies, may file under small company rate
procedures, when.
393.292. Nuclear power plant decommissioning, expense of, rate increase
allowed, when, how.
393.295. (Repealed L. 2002 H.B. 1402 A)
393.297. Purpose of sections 393.298 to 393.302.
393.298. Definitions.
393.299. Provision of energy services, limitations, exceptions--agreements
with commission to pay business license taxes--nonseverability clause.
393.300. Customer bills in Braille or bold-faced type on request.
393.301. Challenging the validity of an agreement, notification--invalidity
of section 393.299, effect.
393.302. Tax on energy consumption, ordinance imposing tax, ballot measure
required.
393.310. Certain gas corporations to file set of experimental tariffs with PSC,
minimum requirements--extension of tariffs.
393.320. Acquisition of small water utilities, establishment of ratemaking rate
base, procedure.
393.410. Definitions.
393.420. Acquisition of right to use storage reservoir under publicly owned
lands.
393.430. Gas storage company may exercise eminent domain--purposes--procedure.
393.440. Powers not to be exercised until approved by public service
commission.
393.450. Buildings not to be condemned.
393.460. Strata and formations not subject to condemnation.
393.470. Limitation on condemnation of property held for public uses.
393.480. Law not to restrict other powers of eminent domain.
393.490. Rights of owner of land in condemned strata.
393.500. Gas in underground storage personal property.
393.510. Limitations to begin, when--cause deemed to accrue, when.
393.550. Definitions.
393.553. Written demand, notice, contents, refusal of access deemed denial of
access, when.
393.555. Denial of access, filing of affidavit, contents--initial access order,
procedure, becomes final order of access, when.
393.557. Final order of access, exception--bond, amount--hearing.
393.559. Access, with sheriff, expenses of sheriff.
393.561. Damages awarded to utility customer, when--costs, court to determine
who pays.
393.563. Other rights of access, not affected.
393.565. Appeals, customer must give bond.
393.700. Short title.
393.705. Definitions.
393.710. Municipalities, public water supply districts and sewer districts may
form commission--purposes--contents of contract--board of
directors.
393.715. Powers of commission--purchase of private water utility serving
outside municipal limits, effect--successorship, continued and
new service authorized, when.
393.720. Commissions to be bodies public and corporate.
393.725. Bonds issued to be revenue bonds only--form of bonds.
393.730. Requirements of resolution authorizing bonds.
393.735. Additional security for bonds issued may be given, how.
393.740. Certain taxes applicable.
393.745. Refunding bonds may be issued.
393.750. Bonds legal investments for enumerated purposes.
393.755. Bonds may be repurchased.
393.760. Election on issuance of bonds--required actions--notice--conduct of
election--form of ballot--alternative voting procedures.
393.765. (Repealed L. 2002 H.B. 1402 A)
393.770. Purchase agreements authorized--terms--not to constitute debt.
393.825. Nonprofit sewer companies, who may organize--articles of
incorporation, contents, submission to secretary of state.
393.827. Conversion of wastewater disposal or treatment corporation to
nonprofit sewer company, requirements for conversion--term "articles
of incorporation" includes articles of conversion.
393.829. Powers.
393.831. Articles of incorporation, amendment requirements.
393.833. Principal office, change of, procedure.
393.835. Articles of incorporation, amendment, consolidation, merger,
conversion or dissolution--filing--duties of secretary of state.
393.837. Securities law of Missouri not to apply, when.
393.839. Membership--meetings, annual, special--quorum--voting.
393.841. Voting districts may be provided, when, procedure.
393.843. Board of directors, powers and duties.
393.845. Officers, annual election, removal from office--employees and agents.
393.847. Department of natural resources, jurisdiction, supervision, powers and
duties--public service commission jurisdiction, limitations.
393.849. Excess revenues.
393.851. Prepayment of debt not prohibited.
393.853. Voluntary dissolution, articles, contents, submission to secretary
of state.
393.855. Voluntary dissolution, procedure for winding up affairs.
393.857. Construction of laws relating to nonprofit sewer companies.
393.861. Private property of members exempt from execution for debts of
company.
393.900. Nonprofit water companies may be organized--articles of incorporation.
393.903. Corporations may convert to nonprofit water companies, how.
393.906. Powers and duties.
393.909. May amend articles of incorporation, how.
393.912. Change of principal office, how.
393.915. Certain articles to be filed with secretary of state and shall take
effect upon being filed by secretary of state.
393.918. Securities law not to apply, when.
393.921. Members must use services of nonprofit water company if
available--membership not transferable, exception--meetings, how
called, notice, procedure.
393.924. Company territory may be divided into voting districts.
393.927. Board of directors, powers, duties, number, terms of office,
procedure.
393.930. Officers, qualifications, powers and duties, terms of office.
393.933. Compliance with department of natural resources and other laws--public
service commission not to have jurisdiction.
393.936. Revenues to be distributed, when.
393.939. Prepayment of indebtedness permitted.
393.942. Voluntary dissolution before commencing operations.
393.945. Voluntary dissolution and windup of affairs after commencing
operations.
393.948. Nonprofit water company law construed liberally, may elect to follow
certain corporate laws in articles of incorporation.
393.951. Private property of members exempt from execution--members not liable
for debts of company.
393.954. Claims against insured nonprofit water company after dissolution,
procedure.
393.1000. Definitions.
393.1003. Rate schedules, procedures to establish or change (St. Louis County).
393.1006. Documentation to be submitted--notice to be published--examination
of proposal--authorization of commission, when--pretax revenues,
factors to be considered--revised rate schedule, filed
when--rulemaking authority.
393.1009. Definitions.
393.1012. Rate schedules, procedures to establish or change.
393.1015. Documentation to be submitted--notice to be published--examination
of proposal--authorization by commission, when--pretax revenues,
factors to be considered--revised rate schedule, filed
when--rulemaking authority.
393.1020. Citation of law.
393.1025. Definitions.
393.1030. Electric utilities, portfolio requirements--tracking
requirements--rebate offers--certification of electricity
generated--rulemaking authority.
393.1035. (Repealed L. 2008 by Initiative, Proposition C, November 4, 2008)
393.1040. Encouragement of reduced consumption, objective of act.
393.1045. Cap on increase in retail charges based on renewable mandates.
393.1050. Electrical corporations achieving certain level of renewable energy
technology nameplate capacity exempt from certain fees and
rebates.
393.1075. Citation of law--definitions--policy to value demand-side investments
equal to traditional investments--development of cost recovery
mechanisms--costs not to be assigned to customers,
when--rulemaking authority--annual report--certain charges to
appear on bill.
393.1150. Suit or claim brought, measure of damages.

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