18 CFR 39.13 - Regional Advisory Bodies.

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§ 39.13 Regional Advisory Bodies.

(a) The Commission will establish a Regional Advisory Body on the petition of at least two-thirds of the states within a region that have more than one-half of their electric load served within the region.

(b) A petition to establish a Regional Advisory Body shall include a statement that the Regional Advisory Body is composed of one member from each participating state in the region, appointed by the governor of each state, and may include representatives of agencies, states and provinces outside the United States.

(c) A Regional Advisory Body established by the Commission may provide advice to the Electric Reliability Organization or a Regional Entity or the Commission regarding:

(1) The governance of an existing or proposed Regional Entity within the same region;

(2) Whether a Reliability Standard proposed to apply within the region is just, reasonable, not unduly discriminatory or preferential, and in the public interest;

(3) Whether fees for all activities under this part proposed to be assessed within the region are just, reasonable, not unduly discriminatory or preferential, and in the public interest; and

(4) Any other responsibilities requested by the Commission.

(d) The Commission may give deference to the advice of a Regional Advisory Body established by the Commission that is organized on an Interconnection-wide basis.

Title 18 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 18 CFR Part 39 after this date.

  • 2015-09-29; vol. 80 # 188 - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    1. 80 FR 58405 - Availability of Certain North American Electric Reliability Corporation Databases to the Commission
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments are due November 30, 2015.
      18 CFR Part 39