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4905.041 (Effective 3/23/2015) Exclusive jurisdiction of commission.

(A) The public utilities commission has exclusive jurisdiction to enforce, in accordance with Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code, section 153.64 , divisions (A) and (B) of section 3781.26 , sections 3781.27 and 3781.28 to 3781.32 , and Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code.

(B) The commission's enforcement authority described in division (A) of this section is limited to actions specifically authorized by Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code.

(C) Nothing in this section or Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code gives the commission or the underground technical committee, created under section 3781.34 of the Revised Code, the authority to determine the civil liability of any person for any compliance failure as that term is defined in section 4913.01 of the Revised Code.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 378, §1, eff. 3/23/2015.

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