• Current through October 23, 2012

The term "extension or extensions" when used in this subtitle shall include the reasonable extension of the service and facilities of every street railroad, street railroad corporation, gas plant, gas company, electric plant, electrical corporation, telephone corporation, telephone line, telegraph line, and telegraph corporation as the same are defined in this subtitle.

(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 974, ch. 150, § 8, par. 1; Mar. 16, 2005, D.C. Law 15-227, § 17(a)(2), 51 DCR 10549.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-227 substituted "gas company" for "gas corporation".

Temporary Amendments of Section

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 7(b) of Prevention of Unauthorized Switching of Customer Natural Gas Accounts Temporary Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-13, July 10, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 6589).

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 43-208.

1973 Ed., § 43-108.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 15-227, the "Retail Natural Gas Supplier Licensing and Consumer Protection Act of 2004", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No.  15-679, and was retained by Council.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 13, 2004, and October 5, 2004, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on November 1, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-567 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 15-227 became effective on March 16, 2005.