DAR File No. 42307
This notice was published in the December 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 23) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Public Service Commission, Administration
Intrastate (IntraLATA) Equal Access To Toll Calling Services By Telecommunications Carriers
Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation
DAR File No.: 42307
Filed: 11/07/2017 02:51:17 PM
NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION
Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:
Subsection 54-8b-2.2(3) requires that the Public Service Commission (Commission) to establish rules. 47 U.S.C. Section 271(e)(2) requires implementation of intraLATA equal access for Bell Operating Company interLATA service offerings. 47 U.S.C. Section 251(b)(3), requires all local exchange carriers (LECs) to provide intraLATA equal access when requested by the Commission or the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certified telecommunications corporations or common carrier, or when the LEC commences providing in-region or interstate interLATA toll service to its customers, with some exceptions as defined in 47 U.S.C. Section 251(f).
Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:
No comments have been received in the last five years.
Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:
Subsection 54-8b-2.2(3) requirements continue to authorize this rule. This rule establishes procedures and methods by which all Commission certified LECs will provide and maintain equal access, and customer dialing parity, to intraLATA toll services when requested by one or more Commission or FCC certified telecommunications corporations, or common carriers. Therefore, this rule should be continued.
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:Public Service Commission
HEBER M WELLS BLDG
160 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2316
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Sheri Bintz at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6714, by FAX at 801-530-6796, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Melanie Reif at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6709, by FAX at 801-530-6796, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Melanie Reif, Legal Counsel
More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2017/b20171201.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.
For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Sheri Bintz at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6714, by FAX at 801-530-6796, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; Melanie Reif at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6709, by FAX at 801-530-6796, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.