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Public Utilities

This is Article gpu of the State Code of Maryland, titled “Public Utilities.” It’s comprised of the following 605 sections.

§ gpu-1-101
In this division the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-2-101
There is a Public Service Commission....
§ gpu-2-102
The Commission consists of five commissioners, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent...
§ gpu-2-103
With the advice and consent of the Senate, the Governor shall appoint a Chairman....
§ gpu-2-104
The Commission shall appoint an Executive Secretary....
§ gpu-2-105
The Commission shall appoint an Executive Director....
§ gpu-2-106
The Commission shall appoint a General Counsel....
§ gpu-2-107
Each commissioner, the Chairman of the Commission, the General Counsel, the Executive Secretary, and...
§ gpu-2-108
The principal office of the Commission shall be in Baltimore City at the place that the Commission s...
§ gpu-2-109
On request of the Commission, a public officer shall give to the Commission, without charge, a certi...
§ gpu-2-110
In this section, "public service company" includes an electricity supplier and a gas supplier as tho...
§ gpu-2-110.1
There is a Public Utility Regulation Fund....
§ gpu-2-111
The Commission may charge reasonable fees for copies of Commission documents....
§ gpu-2-112
To the full extent that the Constitution and laws of the United States allow, the Commission has jur...
§ gpu-2-113
The Commission shall:...
§ gpu-2-114
To inspect a plant of a public service company, the Commission may:...
§ gpu-2-115
The Commission shall initiate and conduct any investigation necessary to execute its powers or perfo...
§ gpu-2-116
As it considers desirable, the Commission may conduct proceedings on proposed amendments to any law ...
§ gpu-2-117
If the Commission believes that a public service company or gas master meter operator that is subjec...
§ gpu-2-118
This section does not apply to:...
§ gpu-2-119
As the interests of the people of this State are affected, the Commission:...
§ gpu-2-120
Under interstate compacts or agreements or under the concurrent power of states to regulate intersta...
§ gpu-2-121
The Commission may adopt reasonable regulations as necessary to carry out any law that relates to th...
§ gpu-2-122
On or before the third Wednesday of March of each year, the Commission shall publish an annual repor...
§ gpu-2-123
In accordance with this section, the Commission may charge reasonable and nondiscriminatory fees for...
§ gpu-2-201
In this subtitle, "residential and noncommercial users" means:...
§ gpu-2-202
With the advice and consent of the Senate, the Attorney General shall appoint the People's Counsel....
§ gpu-2-203
The State budget shall provide sufficient money for the Office of People's Counsel to hire necessary...
§ gpu-2-204
The Office of People's Counsel shall evaluate each matter pending before the Commission to determine...
§ gpu-2-205
In appearances before the Commission and courts on behalf of residential and noncommercial users, th...
§ gpu-2-206
If the budget for the Office of People's Counsel is insufficient to allow it to perform its duties, ...
§ gpu-2-301
In this subtitle, "relative" means an individual related by blood or marriage....
§ gpu-2-302
This subtitle applies to commissioners, the General Counsel, the People's Counsel, officers and empl...
§ gpu-2-303
This section applies to each individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle and to:...
§ gpu-2-304
An individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle may not hold an office or position or engage in a...
§ gpu-2-305
An individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle may not solicit, suggest, request, or recommend d...
§ gpu-2-306
Until at least 2 years have passed after leaving service as a commissioner or the People's Counsel, ...
§ gpu-2-307
This section applies to each individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle and to:...
§ gpu-2-308
This section applies to each individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle and to:...
§ gpu-2-309
Except as directed by the Commission or a court or as authorized by law, an individual subject to §...
§ gpu-2-310
An individual subject to § 2-302 of this subtitle may not violate this division....
§ gpu-3-101
A proceeding before the Commission shall be governed by the regulations and practices of the Commiss...
§ gpu-3-102
Any person may file a complaint with the Commission....
§ gpu-3-103
The service of a document or notice relating to a proceeding before the Commission under this divisi...
§ gpu-3-104
The Commission shall institute and conduct proceedings reasonably necessary and proper to the exerci...
§ gpu-3-105
The Commission shall give preferential consideration to the following in descending order:...
§ gpu-3-106
If a person timely files, the person may apply to intervene in a proceeding before the Commission....
§ gpu-3-107
In addition to any other right a party in a proceeding before the Commission may be entitled to, the...
§ gpu-3-108
Unless notice is provided to each other party in a case before the Commission, a party or person act...
§ gpu-3-109
On the request of a party to a proceeding in which a hearing is required or held, the Commission sha...
§ gpu-3-110
A person shall:...
§ gpu-3-111
In each hearing, the Commission shall prepare an official record that includes testimony and exhibit...
§ gpu-3-112
In a proceeding before the Commission where a person applies for the approval of the Commission unde...
§ gpu-3-113
A decision and order of the Commission in a contested proceeding shall:...
§ gpu-3-114
On rehearing, the Commission may:...
§ gpu-3-201
Notwithstanding § 10-120 of the State Government Article, the validity of a regulation of the Commi...
§ gpu-3-202
Except for the staff of the Commission, a party or person in interest, including the People's Counse...
§ gpu-3-203
Every final decision, order, or regulation of the Commission is prima facie correct and shall be aff...
§ gpu-3-204
A proceeding for review under § 3-202 of this subtitle shall be instituted in:...
§ gpu-3-205
The Commission may, on terms it considers appropriate, stay the enforcement of a regulation or order...
§ gpu-3-206
After an answer has been filed in a proceeding for review under § 3-202 of this subtitle, the matte...
§ gpu-3-207
By stipulation of all parties to a proceeding for review under § 3-202 of this subtitle, the court ...
§ gpu-3-208
Any party may introduce new evidence on judicial review....
§ gpu-3-209
A party aggrieved by a final judgment in any proceeding under this subtitle may appeal the judgment ...
§ gpu-4-101
In this title, "just and reasonable rate" means a rate that:...
§ gpu-4-102
This section does not apply to small rural electric cooperatives....
§ gpu-4-103
In setting just and reasonable rates under this title, the Commission may not discourage the use of ...
§ gpu-4-201
In accordance with the provisions of this article, a public service company shall charge just and re...
§ gpu-4-202
A public service company shall file with the Commission a tariff schedule of its rates and charges f...
§ gpu-4-203
Unless otherwise ordered by the Commission, a public service company may not establish a new rate or...
§ gpu-4-204
The Commission may suspend, effective immediately and without formal proceedings, any new rate or ch...
§ gpu-4-205
The Commission may set a temporary rate for any public service company that is higher or lower than ...
§ gpu-4-206
At any time, the Commission may investigate and determine the fair value of the property of a public...
§ gpu-4-207
This section applies only to a gas company, electric company, or telephone company whose gross annua...
§ gpu-4-208
This section applies to a public service company that:...
§ gpu-4-209
With respect to the net capital costs associated with the relocation underground of utility lines an...
§ gpu-4-301
Notwithstanding § 4-101 of this title or any other law to the contrary, the Commission may regulate...
§ gpu-4-302
In this subsection, "operating ratio" means the relationship of common carrier expenses to common ca...
§ gpu-4-303
The Commission shall establish pilotage fees and charges for pilotage services to vessels at a just ...
§ gpu-4-303.1
The Commission shall establish fees and charges for a licensed docking master to provide docking ser...
§ gpu-4-304
In this section, "jurisdiction" means a county or municipal corporation....
§ gpu-4-305
In this section, "jurisdiction" means a county, sanitary district, or municipal corporation....
§ gpu-4-306
This section applies to any municipal corporation in Talbot County that supplies water to an area ou...
§ gpu-4-401
As it considers necessary, and in accordance with the requirements of § 4-402 of this subtitle, the...
§ gpu-4-402
This section applies to:...
§ gpu-4-501
In its utility operations, a public service company may not:...
§ gpu-4-502
In an action by a public service company to collect a charge, the public service company may not rec...
§ gpu-4-503
This section does not apply to service rendered or commodities furnished:...
§ gpu-5-101
After providing notice and an opportunity for interested parties to be heard, the Commission may ado...
§ gpu-5-102
The Commission may:...
§ gpu-5-103
The Commission may require a public service company to continue any service that the public service ...
§ gpu-5-104
The Commission may authorize the acts described in §§ 5-202, 5-203, and 5-205 of this title and §...
§ gpu-5-105
The Commission shall require each gas company, electric company, and telephone company to exempt the...
§ gpu-5-106
Before a license or permit may be issued under this article to an employer to engage in an activity ...
§ gpu-5-201
A public service company may not exercise a franchise granted by law except to the extent authorized...
§ gpu-5-202
Without prior authorization of the Commission, a public service company may not:...
§ gpu-5-203
Subject to § 6-101 of this article, without prior authorization of the Commission, a public service...
§ gpu-5-204
This section does not apply to:...
§ gpu-5-205
Without prior authorization of the Commission, a person may not transfer a controlling interest in a...
§ gpu-5-301
Except as otherwise provided by law, this section does not apply to a requirement or violation of:...
§ gpu-5-302
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a public service company shall file with the C...
§ gpu-5-303
A public service company shall furnish equipment, services, and facilities that are safe, adequate, ...
§ gpu-5-304
A public service company shall notify the Commission of any accident involving the public service co...
§ gpu-5-401
Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle or by other law, the provisions of this subtitle are n...
§ gpu-5-402
This subtitle does not authorize a corporation to take or use property unless just compensation, as ...
§ gpu-5-403
This section applies to a domestic or foreign corporation that is or may become engaged in the busin...
§ gpu-5-404
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-5-405
A railroad company or its authorized agent may agree with the owner to purchase, use, occupy, or div...
§ gpu-5-406
A railroad company may change the location or grade of any portion of its road if the company finds ...
§ gpu-5-407
A railroad company and the municipal corporation, public officer, or public authority that owns or h...
§ gpu-5-408
The power of a railroad company to condemn land and other property under this subtitle includes the ...
§ gpu-5-409
Sections 5-405, 5-406, and 5-407 of this subtitle apply to all railroads operated by electricity, ca...
§ gpu-5-410
This section applies to:...
§ gpu-5-411
A water company may acquire by condemnation, in accordance with Title 12 of the Real Property Articl...
§ gpu-6-101
This subsection applies only to corporations that operate in Maryland....
§ gpu-6-102
This section applies only to public service companies that operate in Maryland....
§ gpu-6-103
This section applies only to public service companies that operate in Maryland....
§ gpu-6-104
Any contract, assignment, transfer, or agreement for transfer or purchase of stock in violation of t...
§ gpu-6-105
In this section, "affiliate" has the meaning stated in § 7-501 of this article....
§ gpu-6-201
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-6-202
The Commission may classify the public service companies under its jurisdiction....
§ gpu-6-203
The Commission may:...
§ gpu-6-204
The Commission shall prescribe a system, a form of records, and a form of annual report for public s...
§ gpu-6-205
This subsection does not apply to railroads....
§ gpu-6-206
A public service company shall file its annual report with the Commission within the time the Commis...
§ gpu-6-207
In addition to any other information that the Commission requires, the annual report of a public ser...
§ gpu-6-208
A public service company shall list in its annual report the name and address, basis of control, and...
§ gpu-6-209
A public service company shall list in its annual report the name and address of:...
§ gpu-6-210
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a public service company shall describe in i...
§ gpu-7-101
Except as otherwise provided by law, the provisions of this subtitle are not subject to the jurisdic...
§ gpu-7-102
A gas company incorporated in Maryland may:...
§ gpu-7-103
An electric company incorporated in Maryland may:...
§ gpu-7-104
The formation, organization, and governance of electric cooperatives incorporated in Maryland are go...
§ gpu-7-105
A water company incorporated in the State has the powers necessary for the purposes for which it is ...
§ gpu-7-201
Annually, the Chairman of the Commission shall forward to the Secretary of Natural Resources a 10-ye...
§ gpu-7-202
If the Commission determines that a site is needed, the Commission, on its own motion, may request t...
§ gpu-7-203
The Commission shall:...
§ gpu-7-204
Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, at least 30 days before a hearing, a public se...
§ gpu-7-205
In this section, "modification" means a physical alteration of, replacement of, or other change to t...
§ gpu-7-206
This section applies to the installation of pollution control equipment or a change in the method of...
§ gpu-7-207
In this section and § 7-208 of this subtitle, "construction" means:...
§ gpu-7-207.1
This section applies to a person who:...
§ gpu-7-208
This section applies to any person:...
§ gpu-7-209
The Commission shall examine alternatives to the construction of a new transmission line in a servic...
§ gpu-7-210
This section does not apply to Baltimore City....
§ gpu-7-211
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-212
On or before July 1, 2008, the Commission shall adopt regulations governing the purchase of liquid-i...
§ gpu-7-213
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-214
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-301
A person may not furnish or put in use for revenue billing purposes a gas meter or electric meter un...
§ gpu-7-302
By written request, a consumer may compel the Commission to inspect and test the consumer's electric...
§ gpu-7-303
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-304
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-304.1
In this section, "master meter" means a meter used to measure, for billing purposes, the total amoun...
§ gpu-7-305
A gas company or electric company may bill its customers for gas, electricity, or any other service ...
§ gpu-7-306
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-307
In this section, "termination of service" means the termination, reduction, or refusal to reinstate ...
§ gpu-7-307.1
A public service company may not terminate electric or gas service to a residential customer in a de...
§ gpu-7-307.2
This section applies only to property subject to a condominium regime established under Title 11 of ...
§ gpu-7-308
In this section, "natural gas vehicle" means a vehicle operated on a public road and powered by natu...
§ gpu-7-401
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-402
Except as provided in § 7-406(c) of this subtitle, the provisions of this subtitle do not apply to ...
§ gpu-7-403
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection and § 7-404 of this subtitle, a builder of a...
§ gpu-7-404
Subject to the provisions of this section, the Department of Housing and Community Development may g...
§ gpu-7-405
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, an electric company may not provide electric...
§ gpu-7-406
A builder subject to the provisions of this subtitle shall:...
§ gpu-7-407
A person who fails or causes another to fail to submit a certification or statement of waiver to an ...
§ gpu-7-408
This subtitle may be cited as the Energy Conservation Building Standards Act....
§ gpu-7-501
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-502
Except as required under subsection (b) of this section, the provisions of this subtitle may not be ...
§ gpu-7-504
The General Assembly finds and declares that the purpose of this subtitle is to:...
§ gpu-7-505
In assessing and approving each electric company's restructuring plan, and overseeing the transition...
§ gpu-7-506
The electric company in a distribution territory shall provide and be responsible for distribution s...
§ gpu-7-507
A person, other than an electric company providing standard offer service under § 7-510(c) of this ...
§ gpu-7-508
An electric company may transfer any of its generation facilities or generation assets to an affilia...
§ gpu-7-509
On and after the initial implementation date, the generation, supply, and sale of electricity, inclu...
§ gpu-7-510
Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the phased implementation of customer choice shall be imp...
§ gpu-7-510.1
The Commission shall educate customers about customer choice in accordance with this section....
§ gpu-7-511
Except for electric cooperatives and municipal electric utilities:...
§ gpu-7-512
This section and § 7-513 of this subtitle apply to an entity that was regulated as an electric comp...
§ gpu-7-512.1
The Commission shall establish an electric universal service program to assist electric customers wi...
§ gpu-7-513
In accordance with this subsection, an electric company shall be provided a fair opportunity to reco...
§ gpu-7-514
On complaint or on its own motion, for good cause shown, the Commission may conduct an investigation...
§ gpu-7-515
An electricity supplier that also provides distribution service, or that has an affiliate that provi...
§ gpu-7-516
In recognition of the potential environmental impacts of restructuring the electric industry, it is ...
§ gpu-7-517
This subtitle may be referred to as the "Electric Customer Choice and Competition Act of 1999"....
§ gpu-7-520
In this part the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-521
This part applies to an electric company that:...
§ gpu-7-522
An electric company subject to this part may file a rate stabilization plan with the Commission for ...
§ gpu-7-523
The Commission may require that a deferral of expenses under a rate stabilization plan be either vol...
§ gpu-7-524
Tariffs implementing a rate stabilization plan may provide that:...
§ gpu-7-525
The Commission may authorize an electric company to recover, as additional rate stabilization costs,...
§ gpu-7-526
An electric company may apply to the Commission for a qualified rate order for the financing and rec...
§ gpu-7-527
The qualified rate order shall set forth the rate stabilization costs to be recovered and the period...
§ gpu-7-528
A qualified rate order shall become effective in accordance with its terms....
§ gpu-7-529
The Commission shall make a final decision on the issuance of a qualified rate order under this part...
§ gpu-7-530
A qualified rate order approved by the Commission shall include terms ensuring that the imposition a...
§ gpu-7-531
The Commission shall establish specific procedures and time frames for the review and adjustment of ...
§ gpu-7-532
A qualified rate order shall terminate and expire 1 year after the date of its adoption if, during t...
§ gpu-7-533
At the request of an electric company, the Commission may adopt a qualified rate order providing for...
§ gpu-7-534
At the request of an electric company, the Commission may modify an existing qualified rate order, o...
§ gpu-7-535
A rate stabilization bond issued under this part is not a debt, liability, or a pledge of the full f...
§ gpu-7-536
A qualified rate order under this part that authorizes the issuance of rate stabilization bonds may:...
§ gpu-7-537
The rights and interests of an electric company or successor under a qualified rate order, including...
§ gpu-7-538
A transaction that involves the transfer and ownership of rate stabilization property and the receip...
§ gpu-7-539
An agreement by an electric company or assignee to transfer rate stabilization property that express...
§ gpu-7-540
The interest of an assignee or pledgee in rate stabilization property and in the revenues and collec...
§ gpu-7-541
The electric bill of an electric company that has obtained a qualified rate order and issued rate st...
§ gpu-7-542
Rate stabilization property does not constitute an account or general intangible under § 9-102 of t...
§ gpu-7-543
This section applies to a person that is a successor to an electric company, whether through:...
§ gpu-7-544
An assignee or financing party may not be considered to be a public service company or an electricit...
§ gpu-7-547
This part applies to an investor-owned electric company that has an obligation to provide standard o...
§ gpu-7-548
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, but subject to paragraphs (2) through (4) of th...
§ gpu-7-549
In this section, "actual cost" means the costs and expenses deferred as regulatory assets multiplied...
§ gpu-7-601
In this subtitle, "consumer" and "customer" each means a retail gas customer....
§ gpu-7-602
The General Assembly finds and declares that the purpose of this subtitle is to:...
§ gpu-7-603
The Commission shall license gas suppliers and shall have the same authority as the Commission has u...
§ gpu-7-604
On or before July 1, 2001, the Commission shall adopt consumer protection orders or regulations for ...
§ gpu-7-605
This subtitle may not be construed to:...
§ gpu-7-606
The Commission may adopt regulations or adopt orders to implement this subtitle that it considers ne...
§ gpu-7-607
This subtitle may be referred to as the "Natural Gas Supplier Licensing and Consumer Protection Act ...
§ gpu-7-701
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-7-702
It is the intent of the General Assembly to:...
§ gpu-7-703
The Commission shall implement a renewable energy portfolio standard that, except as provided under ...
§ gpu-7-704
Energy from a Tier 1 renewable source:...
§ gpu-7-705
Each electricity supplier shall submit a report to the Commission each year in a form and by a date ...
§ gpu-7-705
Each electricity supplier shall submit a report to the Commission each year in a form and by a date ...
§ gpu-7-706
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, in accordance with the obligation to provide...
§ gpu-7-708
The Commission shall establish and maintain a market-based renewable electricity trading system to f...
§ gpu-7-709
An electricity supplier may use accumulated renewable energy credits to meet the renewable energy po...
§ gpu-7-710
The Commission may impose an administrative fee on a renewable energy credit transaction, but the am...
§ gpu-7-711
The Commission has the same power and authority with respect to an electricity supplier under this s...
§ gpu-7-712
Subject to § 2-1246 of the State Government Article, on or before February 1 of each year the Commi...
§ gpu-7-713
The Commission shall adopt regulations to implement the provisions of this subtitle....
§ gpu-8-101
This subtitle applies to:...
§ gpu-8-102
Corporations may be formed as provided in the Corporations and Associations Article to own, lease, c...
§ gpu-8-103
A telegraph or telephone company or a corporation authorized under § 5-410(a)(3) of this article ma...
§ gpu-8-104
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 8-103(b) of this subtitle, a telegraph or telephone company or ...
§ gpu-8-105
If, within a reasonable time after due notice, a telegraph or telephone company or a corporation aut...
§ gpu-8-106
To obtain an easement, the president and directors of a telegraph or telephone company or a corporat...
§ gpu-8-107
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the owner of timber growing along a telegraph ...
§ gpu-8-108
A telegraph company doing business in this State shall:...
§ gpu-8-201
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-8-202
The Commission may not authorize telephone company charges to be levied for directory assistance cal...
§ gpu-8-203
The Commission may not authorize mandatory telephone company charges based on a measured time period...
§ gpu-8-204
This section does not apply to:...
§ gpu-8-205
In this section, "telephone solicitation" means an organized activity, program, or campaign to commu...
§ gpu-8-206
This section applies to telephone directories distributed by, or on behalf of, a telephone company o...
§ gpu-8-301
Except as otherwise provided by law, the provisions of this subtitle are not subject to the jurisdic...
§ gpu-8-302
A telephone company doing business in the State that has coin pay telephones located on outdoor site...
§ gpu-8-303
A telegraph company engaged in the business of transmitting communications by telegraph in the State...
§ gpu-8-401
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-8-402
This subtitle applies to a telephone company or reseller that provides intrastate interLATA, intraLA...
§ gpu-8-403
Each reseller that provides telecommunications service shall obtain authorization from the Commissio...
§ gpu-8-404
Unless the telephone company or reseller complies with authorization and confirmation procedures ado...
§ gpu-8-405
This section applies to a telephone company or reseller that initiates an unauthorized change in vio...
§ gpu-8-406
When a customer, or a telephone company or reseller providing a new telecommunications service on be...
§ gpu-8-407
If the Commission determines that a hold order or freeze is necessary, the Commission may require a ...
§ gpu-8-408
To implement this subtitle the Commission may adopt regulations necessary to carry out the provision...
§ gpu-8-409
A telephone company or reseller may not fail or neglect to comply with this subtitle or with a regul...
§ gpu-8-501
The Commission may, after notice and public hearing, adopt policies and regulations governing the de...
§ gpu-8-601
In this subtitle:...
§ gpu-8-602
The Commission does not have jurisdiction over the regulation of VoIP service, including the imposit...
§ gpu-9-101
Each common carrier shall provide reasonable, proper, and equal facilities for the prompt interchang...
§ gpu-9-102
Unless the Commission orders otherwise, a common carrier may not charge or receive an equal or great...
§ gpu-9-103
The Commission shall prescribe a form of tariff schedules for common carriers that is as nearly as p...
§ gpu-9-201
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a motor carrier permit is required for a passe...
§ gpu-9-201
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a motor carrier permit is required for a passe...
§ gpu-9-202
A motor carrier permit may not be issued unless the Commission, after considering the number of vehi...
§ gpu-9-203
Subject to subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the Commission may subject a motor carrier permi...
§ gpu-9-204
The Commission may suspend, revoke, or subsequently deny a motor carrier permit if the holder violat...
§ gpu-9-205
A route or schedule of a motor vehicle for which a motor carrier permit is granted may not be change...
§ gpu-9-206
The owner and operator of an intrastate motor bus carrier shall prohibit the smoking of tobacco prod...
§ gpu-9-207
This section applies to a motor carrier providing transportation for hire by or through contract wit...
§ gpu-9-208
This section does not apply to a motor coach that is licensed by the Commission to provide transport...
§ gpu-9-301
In this subtitle, "Maryland railroad company" means a railroad company organized under the laws of t...
§ gpu-9-302
Except as otherwise provided by law, the provisions of this subtitle are not subject to the jurisdic...
§ gpu-9-303
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a Maryland railroad company may locate, cons...
§ gpu-9-304
A Maryland railroad company may cross or divert an unnavigable stream whenever it is necessary to co...
§ gpu-9-305
Whenever necessary in the construction of a railroad, a Maryland railroad company may cross the trac...
§ gpu-9-306
A Maryland railroad company may:...
§ gpu-9-307
If the right-of-way or location of any part of an unfinished railroad remains unused for railroad pu...
§ gpu-9-308
Subject to § 6-101(c) of this article, a Maryland railroad company may acquire, own, hold, pledge, ...
§ gpu-9-309
The presumption of negligence established in this section does not apply if:...
§ gpu-9-310
A railroad that crosses or connects with another railroad may use the track or roadway of the other ...
§ gpu-9-311
At least 30 days before making a determination, the local governing body of a county shall notify a ...
§ gpu-9-312
Each safety gate at a grade crossing in the State shall have reflectors of sufficient size to ensure...
§ gpu-9-313
At each place where its tracks cross a public highway, a Maryland railroad company shall erect signs...
§ gpu-9-401
Unless the Commission orders otherwise, a railroad company shall have sufficient cars and motive pow...
§ gpu-9-402
This section does not affect the duties of a railroad company or the powers of the Commission regard...
§ gpu-9-403
If safe to install, reasonably practicable, and justified by the volume of business, a railroad comp...
§ gpu-10-101
In this title the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-10-102
This subtitle supplements other law relating to the operation and licensing of motor vehicles....
§ gpu-10-103
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person may not operate a motor vehicle for h...
§ gpu-10-104
An applicant for a for-hire driver's license shall:...
§ gpu-10-105
After an administrative review, the Commission shall deny an application for a license if the public...
§ gpu-10-106
The term of a for-hire driver's license is not less than 1 year and not more than 3 years, as the Co...
§ gpu-10-107
The Commission may issue a temporary license and, if applicable, a badge to an applicant for a perio...
§ gpu-10-108
A for-hire driver shall have the for-hire driver's license in the driver's possession whenever opera...
§ gpu-10-109
If a passenger elects to use a route where a highway or bridge toll charge occurs, the for-hire driv...
§ gpu-10-110
There is a position of license hearing officer....
§ gpu-10-111
Notwithstanding § 2-110 of this article, the Commission may seek adequate funding in the State budg...
§ gpu-10-112
There is a For-Hire Driving Services Enforcement Fund....
§ gpu-10-201
This subtitle applies to a person providing taxicab services under a taxicab permit or taxicab drive...
§ gpu-10-202
A person must have a permit issued by the Commission whenever the person operates as a taxicab busin...
§ gpu-10-203
An applicant for a permit to operate a taxicab business shall submit to the Commission an applicatio...
§ gpu-10-204
Each permit applies only to the particular taxicab designated in the permit....
§ gpu-10-205
A permit may not be assigned or transferred unless, after investigation, the Commission approves the...
§ gpu-10-206
Each taxicab for which a permit is required shall have:...
§ gpu-10-207
A taxicab for which a permit is required may not be operated unless the permit holder:...
§ gpu-10-208
In addition to other duties specifically imposed by this subtitle, while driving a taxicab, a taxica...
§ gpu-10-209
A taxicab driver shall make maximum use of service communications with the driver's switchboard oper...
§ gpu-10-210
A taxicab permit holder shall post in each of its taxicabs a schedule of its fares on a rate card....
§ gpu-10-301
If a taxicab for which a permit is not required charges on the basis of a fixed charge made by zone,...
§ gpu-10-401
A person may not transport, solicit for transport, or agree to transport any person or baggage in a ...
§ gpu-10-402
A person may not operate a vehicle that provides passenger-for-hire services in the State:...
§ gpu-11-101
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-11-102
The Commission shall adopt and enforce safety standards for gas service installations at locations w...
§ gpu-11-201
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-11-202
The Commission may act for the United States Secretary of Transportation to implement 49 U.S.C. Chap...
§ gpu-11-203
The Commission may adopt regulations that establish safety standards and practices applicable to the...
§ gpu-11-204
An intrastate pipeline operator shall immediately notify the Commission and the National Response Ce...
§ gpu-11-205
Each year an intrastate pipeline operator shall submit an annual report on the state of its pipeline...
§ gpu-11-206
The Commission may assess and collect from an intrastate pipeline operator an inspection fee that ma...
§ gpu-11-207
The Commission may bring an action for injunctive relief in a circuit court to:...
§ gpu-11-208
The Commission may impose on a person who violates this subtitle or a regulation adopted in accordan...
§ gpu-12-101
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-12-102
It is the intent of the General Assembly to protect underground facilities of owners from destructio...
§ gpu-12-103
This subtitle does not apply to an excavation or demolition performed or to be performed by an owner...
§ gpu-12-106
There is a Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority....
§ gpu-12-107
The Authority consists of nine members appointed by the Governor....
§ gpu-12-108
From among its members, each year the Authority shall select a chair....
§ gpu-12-109
Five members of the Authority are a quorum....
§ gpu-12-110
The Authority may:...
§ gpu-12-111
The Authority may obtain funding for its operational expenses from:...
§ gpu-12-112
To enforce this subtitle, the Authority may:...
§ gpu-12-113
In a hearing before the Authority for an alleged violation of this subtitle:...
§ gpu-12-114
Beginning January 1, 2012, the Authority shall report each year to the Governor and, in accordance w...
§ gpu-12-117
There is a Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Education and Outreach Fund....
§ gpu-12-120
Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, a person that obtains the information...
§ gpu-12-121
Subject to § 12-120(b) of this subtitle, if all reasonable precautions have been taken to protect u...
§ gpu-12-122
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person that operates a one-call system in th...
§ gpu-12-123
An owner shall be a member of a one-call system....
§ gpu-12-124
A person that intends to perform an excavation or demolition in the State shall initiate a ticket re...
§ gpu-12-125
A person shall repeat the notification required under § 12-124 of this subtitle if the person:...
§ gpu-12-126
An owner-member shall mark its underground facility if the owner-member has determined that a propos...
§ gpu-12-127
A person may begin excavation or demolition only after the person receives notification from the und...
§ gpu-12-128
A political subdivision, municipal corporation, the Department of Transportation, an administration ...
§ gpu-12-131
In connection with a project that may require excavation or demolition, a designer may initiate a ti...
§ gpu-12-134
To stop or prevent a negligent or unsafe excavation or demolition, an owner or the Attorney General ...
§ gpu-12-135
A person that performs an excavation or demolition without first providing the notice required under...
§ gpu-12-301
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-12-302
The General Assembly finds that, in many areas of the State, landowners, cities, counties, municipal...
§ gpu-12-303
This subtitle does not apply in Baltimore County....
§ gpu-12-304
This subtitle does not limit the authority of the Commission under this article, the Maryland Consti...
§ gpu-12-305
A county or municipal corporation shall adopt rules and regulations to carry out this subtitle....
§ gpu-12-306
Proceedings under this subtitle may be used to:...
§ gpu-12-307
Proceedings for a conversion must be initiated by petition filed under § 12-308 of this subtitle....
§ gpu-12-308
The petition shall be filed with the clerk of the legislative body of the county or municipal corpor...
§ gpu-12-309
On presentation of the petition and the certificate of sufficiency from the clerk under § 12-308 of...
§ gpu-12-310
After receipt of a petition under § 12-308 of this subtitle, the legislative body of the county or ...
§ gpu-12-311
In a proceeding for a conversion, the county or municipal corporation and any public agency or publi...
§ gpu-12-312
After approval by the Commission of an agreement under § 12-311 of this subtitle and, if required, ...
§ gpu-12-313
Subject to applicable rules, regulations, tariffs, or ordinances, the landowner is responsible for t...
§ gpu-12-314
At least 15 days before the date of commencement of construction, the clerk of the legislative body ...
§ gpu-12-315
If a landowner fails to comply with § 12-313 of this subtitle, all overhead electric or communicati...
§ gpu-12-316
This section does not authorize a county or municipal corporation to avoid compliance with any compe...
§ gpu-12-317
In accordance with its charter or a public general law or public local law, a county or municipal co...
§ gpu-13-101
This section does not apply to a violation of the following provisions of this article:...
§ gpu-13-201
This section does not apply to a violation of the following provisions of this article:...
§ gpu-13-202
In this section, "safety violation" means a condition or activity likely to cause injury or harm to ...
§ gpu-13-203
A gas company or gas master meter operator that violates any of the Commission's standards of safe s...
§ gpu-13-204
Personnel of the Commission or Office of People's Counsel who are convicted of violating Title 2, Su...
§ gpu-13-205
A public service company is subject to a fine of $100 for each day beyond 30 days after the deadline...
§ gpu-13-206
An individual who violates a provision of this division concerning for-hire driving services is guil...
§ gpu-13-207
A contract, assignment, or transfer in violation of this division is void....
§ gpu-13-208
In addition to any otherwise available remedy, the Commission may summarily order a person who is su...
§ gpu-16-101
In this division the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-17-101.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-102.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-103
The County Executive shall make an appointment from a list of applicants....
§ gpu-17-104
A commissioner may be removed before the completion of the commissioner's term:...
§ gpu-17-105
From among its members, the Commission shall elect a chair and a vice chair....
§ gpu-17-106
The Commission shall determine the times and places of its meetings....
§ gpu-17-107
The members of the Commission are entitled to the following annual salaries:...
§ gpu-17-201
The Commission is a body corporate....
§ gpu-17-202
The Commission:...
§ gpu-17-203
Approval by the governing bodies of Montgomery County and Prince George's County is required before ...
§ gpu-17-204.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-205.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-206
The Commission may finance initial program development costs and other project costs for a project s...
§ gpu-17-301.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-302
It is the policy of the Commission that the Commission shall make a payment in accordance with any a...
§ gpu-17-303.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-304.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-401.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-402.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-403
Except as otherwise provided by this division, the Commission may adopt regulations to carry out the...
§ gpu-17-404
The Commission may:...
§ gpu-17-405
Under the authority granted to the Commission under § 17-403 of this subtitle, the Commission may a...
§ gpu-17-406.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-17-407
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, in accordance with its regulations, the Commis...
§ gpu-17-408
Unless the Commission takes precautions to make a composting facility free of offensive off-site odo...
§ gpu-17-501.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-101
In this subtitle, "Secretary" means the Secretary of Budget and Management....
§ gpu-18-102
This subtitle does not prohibit the Commission from employing consulting or outside engineering serv...
§ gpu-18-103
Except as otherwise provided by law, the provisions of the State Personnel and Pensions Article that...
§ gpu-18-104
The Commission: ...
§ gpu-18-105
The Commission may adopt regulations to carry out this subtitle....
§ gpu-18-106
The Commission shall organize its employees in a manner that promotes the efficient disposition of a...
§ gpu-18-107
The Commission may establish a merit system that includes all of its employees except:...
§ gpu-18-108.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-111
On all competitive selection processes for appointment, an honorably discharged veteran of the Unite...
§ gpu-18-114.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-115.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-116
In addition to annual leave, each merit system employee is entitled to up to 15 days of sick leave w...
§ gpu-18-117
The Commission, by regulation, may provide for the designation by a merit system employee of the ind...
§ gpu-18-118.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-119.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-120
An employee may be separated from the merit system: ...
§ gpu-18-121
The Commission may suspend an employee for disciplinary purposes for up to 30 days....
§ gpu-18-122
An employee who is laid off because a position has been abolished, discontinued, or vacated because ...
§ gpu-18-123
An employee may not be permanently removed except for cause and after an opportunity to be heard....
§ gpu-18-124
The Commission, by regulation, shall establish what constitutes a resignation....
§ gpu-18-125.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-126
A person may not impersonate another in an examination held under this subtitle....
§ gpu-18-201.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-202.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-203.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-204.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-205
The labor relations administrator shall conduct an election for an exclusive representative after:...
§ gpu-18-206
If the Commission and an employee organization dispute the eligibility of an employee in a bargainin...
§ gpu-18-207
The Commission and an employee organization certified as the exclusive representative shall meet and...
§ gpu-18-208
If the parties have not reached an agreement on or before December 1 on a collective bargaining agre...
§ gpu-18-209
The Commission and an employee organization certified as the exclusive representative of a bargainin...
§ gpu-18-210.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-211
This subtitle and any agreement made under it may not impair the right and responsibility of the Com...
§ gpu-18-212
The Commission may not:...
§ gpu-18-213.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-214
Commission employees shall retain the right to:...
§ gpu-18-215.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-18-216
It is an unfair labor practice for the Commission or an employee organization certified as an exclus...
§ gpu-18-217
This section applies to the expression of any personal view, argument, or opinion or the making of a...
§ gpu-19-101
In this title, "Board" means the Board of Ethics established by the Commission under regulations ado...
§ gpu-19-102
Except where provisions of this title exceed the minimum standards of the Maryland Public Ethics Law...
§ gpu-19-103
A commissioner shall disclose any conflicts of interest under the Maryland Public Ethics Law at a Co...
§ gpu-19-104
A commissioner may not attempt to influence a county or State official in the conduct of the officia...
§ gpu-19-105
A commissioner or employee of the Commission who receives an ex parte communication that concerns a ...
§ gpu-19-106
The Board may administer oaths....
§ gpu-19-107.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-19-108
A court may:...
§ gpu-20-101
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-20-102.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-20-103
If the Commission decides to proceed with the design or construction of a water supply or sanitary s...
§ gpu-20-104
The Commission shall provide an opportunity for a hearing before proceeding with the design or const...
§ gpu-20-105.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-20-106
The Commission may not award a contract unless the contract contains provisions obligating the contr...
§ gpu-20-201
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-20-202
There is an Office of Small, Local, and Minority Business Enterprise in the Commission....
§ gpu-20-203
In this section, "minority business enterprise" has the meaning stated in § 14-301 of the State Fin...
§ gpu-20-204
By resolution and adopting regulations, the Commission shall establish a minority business enterpris...
§ gpu-20-205
A certifying agency shall determine bona fide minority group membership based on an individual's cla...
§ gpu-20-206
The Office shall verify that a certified minority business enterprise listed in a schedule of partic...
§ gpu-20-207
By September 15 of each year, the Commission shall issue a report to the Montgomery County and Princ...
§ gpu-20-208.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-20-301
In this subtitle, "program" means a local small business enterprise program....
§ gpu-20-302
By resolution or adopting regulations, the Commission may establish a local small business enterpris...
§ gpu-20-303
The purpose of the program is to assist small businesses in Montgomery County and Prince George's Co...
§ gpu-20-304
The Commission shall adopt:...
§ gpu-21-101
In this section, "property" includes:...
§ gpu-21-102
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, land used for cemetery purposes may not be con...
§ gpu-21-103
If the Commission does not consider the property necessary for the operation of its water, sewer, or...
§ gpu-21-104
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-21-201
In this subtitle, "water supply, sanitary sewer, or stormwater management project" includes a:...
§ gpu-21-202
The purpose of this subtitle is to provide that in emergencies the Commission, in its discretion, ma...
§ gpu-21-203
This subtitle applies only to land in Prince George's County....
§ gpu-21-204
Subject to subsection (b) of this section and §§ 21-205 and 21-206(a) of this subtitle, the Commis...
§ gpu-21-205
The Commission's right to enter and take possession of land or an interest in land under this subtit...
§ gpu-21-206
With the declaration of taking, the Commission shall pay to the owner of the land or interest in lan...
§ gpu-21-207
If the Commission and the owner of the land or interest in land being taken are unable to agree as t...
§ gpu-21-301
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-21-401
In this subtitle, "urban renewal authority":...
§ gpu-21-402
If the Commission is paid or assured payment by an urban renewal authority for the Commission's cost...
§ gpu-21-403
If an urban renewal project or an act of the General Assembly that provides for an urban renewal pro...
§ gpu-22-101
In this subtitle, "bond" means a bond, note, certificate of indebtedness, security, or other instrum...
§ gpu-22-102
The Commission may issue bonds of the sanitary district in amounts necessary to carry on its work, i...
§ gpu-22-103
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the aggregate principal amount of bonds outsta...
§ gpu-22-104
The bonds shall be:...
§ gpu-22-105.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-106
To retire and pay the interest on bonds issued under this subtitle, each year the county councils of...
§ gpu-22-107
The amount collected by the Commission for benefits imposed against property for water supply and se...
§ gpu-22-108.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-109
To ensure the prompt payment of interest and provision for the payment of the principal on bonds iss...
§ gpu-22-110
Subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Commission may borrow money in anticipation of taxe...
§ gpu-22-111
Each year the Commission shall:...
§ gpu-22-112
The amount of water service charges and sewer usage charges collected each year for the payment of p...
§ gpu-22-113
Subject to written approval of the county executives and county councils of Montgomery County and Pr...
§ gpu-22-114
The Commission may borrow money and issue refunding bonds to refund bonds issued and outstanding by ...
§ gpu-22-115
The Commission may determine the amount of proceeds from the refunding bonds to deposit in a trust f...
§ gpu-22-201.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-202
The Commission may issue and sell revenue bonds to finance or refinance any of the Commission's cost...
§ gpu-22-203
Bonds issued under this subtitle are negotiable instruments under the laws of the State....
§ gpu-22-204.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-205
The proceeds of each bond issuance under this subtitle shall be used solely for the projects for whi...
§ gpu-22-206
As determined by the Commission, bonds issued under this subtitle may be secured by or made payable ...
§ gpu-22-207.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-208
Bonds issued under this subtitle are not subject to the limitations of §§ 22-102(b) and 22-1035 of...
§ gpu-22-209.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-22-210
Bonds issued under this subtitle, including their interest and any profit from their sale or exchang...
§ gpu-23-101
The Commission shall develop surveys, plans, specifications, and estimates for water supply and sani...
§ gpu-23-102
A privately owned or municipally owned water supply or sanitary sewer system or part of a system, wa...
§ gpu-23-103.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-104
If a privately owned water or sewer system is the subject of a condemnation proceeding under this di...
§ gpu-23-105.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-201.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-202
If property abuts on a street or right-of-way in which a water main or sanitary sewer is installed, ...
§ gpu-23-203.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-204
The Commission may grant water or sewer service connections, hookups, or authorizations for service ...
§ gpu-23-301.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-302
In this subtitle, the requirements and responsibilities of the county executives and county councils...
§ gpu-23-303.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-304
Before October 1 of each year, the Commission shall prepare and submit a Program to the County Execu...
§ gpu-23-305.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-306
The county councils of Montgomery County and Prince George's County shall approve, disapprove, or mo...
§ gpu-23-307
If the statement of objectives included in the Program as provided in § 23-303 of this subtitle dec...
§ gpu-23-308
In approving or modifying a Program, if Montgomery County or Prince George's County approves a major...
§ gpu-23-309.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-310
If the Commission has made expenditures to a third party for services or property as part of an appr...
§ gpu-23-311
Within 5 days after final action on a Program, the county councils of Montgomery County and Prince G...
§ gpu-23-312.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-313
The Commission shall submit a final report, including construction cost figures, on completed major ...
§ gpu-23-314.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-315.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-23-316.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-24-101
A person shall obtain a permit from the Commission before the person may engage in plumbing, waterwo...
§ gpu-24-102
A person shall obtain a permit from the Commission before the person may construct a private or semi...
§ gpu-24-103
A person shall obtain a permit from the Commission before the person may make a hookup with a water ...
§ gpu-24-104
This section does not apply to:...
§ gpu-24-105
In those parts of Prince George's County that are not in the sanitary district, the Commission's plu...
§ gpu-24-106
Subject to § 12-305 of the Business Occupations and Professions Article, only the Commission may is...
§ gpu-24-201
In this section, "sewer cleaning" means the cleaning or clearing of and the removal of stoppages or ...
§ gpu-25-101
In this section, "industrial user" means:...
§ gpu-25-102
Except as provided in Subtitle 2 of this title, any law or regulation that applies in the sanitary d...
§ gpu-25-103
The intent of this section:...
§ gpu-25-104
If the Commission determines that it is necessary or advisable to modify an existing rate, charge, o...
§ gpu-25-105
An appeal to the Public Service Commission of the reasonableness of any rate, charge, or assessment...
§ gpu-25-106
Except for assessments and benefit charges authorized by Subtitle 2 of this title, this section appl...
§ gpu-25-201
In this subtitle, "sewer" means a sanitary sewer....
§ gpu-25-202
The construction, acquisition, replacement, or enlargement of, or the installation of a service conn...
§ gpu-25-203
To impose a benefit charge for the construction of a water supply or sewer system, the Commission sh...
§ gpu-25-204
When construction begins or within 12 months after completion of a water supply or sewer project, th...
§ gpu-25-205
The Commission may not impose a front foot benefit charge on:...
§ gpu-25-206
This section applies only to a property owner:...
§ gpu-25-207
In this section, "cost of construction" includes the cost of connecting a water main or sewer to the...
§ gpu-25-208.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-25-209
A water or sewer connection benefit charge imposed by the Commission under this section is in additi...
§ gpu-25-210.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-25-211
For purposes of this section, the annual benefit charge for a property shall be calculated at a sum:...
§ gpu-25-212
Except as provided for the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County under § 25-204(d)(...
§ gpu-25-213.
[Untitled]
§ gpu-25-214
This section applies to the collection of benefit charges for the Commission by the directors of fin...
§ gpu-25-301
For each service connection under § 23-202 of this article, the Commission shall set a connection c...
§ gpu-25-302
If the Commission determines that it is feasible, reasonable, and economical, the Commission may pla...
§ gpu-25-303
If the Commission provides for a class of connections for unimproved areas as provided in § 25-302 ...
§ gpu-25-304
The Commission may provide for the installation of the water or sewer connection as part of the cons...
§ gpu-25-305
In adopting or amending any regulation under this subtitle, and in establishing or modifying water o...
§ gpu-25-401
In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-25-402
In addition to any other charges authorized under this division, the Commission may impose a system ...
§ gpu-25-403
Each year the Montgomery County Council and the Prince George's County Council shall meet to determi...
§ gpu-25-404
The Commission shall deposit all funds collected under the system development charge into a system d...
§ gpu-25-405
The Commission may allow a developer to design and construct any on-site or off-site facility necess...
§ gpu-25-501
The Commission shall set a service rate that the Commission considers necessary to provide funds for...
§ gpu-25-502
Except as provided in this subtitle, the service rate for water shall consist of:...
§ gpu-25-503
Except as otherwise provided in subsections (c), (d), and (e) of this section, the Commission shall ...
§ gpu-25-504
The Commission:...
§ gpu-25-505
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-25-506
In this section, "charitable institution" means an institution:...
§ gpu-25-507
This section may not be construed to invalidate a contract between the Commission and a municipality...
§ gpu-25-508
This section applies only in Prince George's County....
§ gpu-26-101
The Commission and Anne Arundel County may enter into a contract for the Commission to construct, op...
§ gpu-26-102
To carry out this subtitle, the Commission may:...
§ gpu-26-103
Except as provided in Commission regulations, a person may not use, handle, tamper with, obstruct, i...
§ gpu-26-201
The Commission may construct, operate, and maintain a water system to the Howard County boundary lin...
§ gpu-26-202
The Commission may contract with Howard County and any person to furnish water....
§ gpu-26-203
The Commission may contract with the Howard County Department of Public Works for the maintenance an...
§ gpu-26-204
If Howard County is supplied with water from the Commission's system, the Commission may adopt regul...
§ gpu-26-205
Except as provided in Commission regulations, a person may not use, handle, tamper with, obstruct, o...
§ gpu-26-206
The Commission may provide a sewage collection and disposal system for the Patuxent River drainage a...
§ gpu-27-101
The Commission may:...
§ gpu-27-102
In Montgomery County and Prince George's County, the county executive and county council may adopt r...
§ gpu-27-103.
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§ gpu-27-104
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-27-105
If a county requires the relocation or removal of a Commission facility, the county shall give notic...
§ gpu-27-106
In this section the following words have the meanings indicated....
§ gpu-27-107
Before a person begins underground construction in a public roadway in the sanitary district, the pe...
§ gpu-27-108
A person may not erect a pole or other structure in the sanitary district for the purpose of carryin...
§ gpu-28-101
The Commission is exempt from the payment of any fee or charge under § 5-403(b) and (c) of the Natu...
§ gpu-28-201
There is a Commission police force....
§ gpu-29-101.
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§ gpu-29-102
Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a person who violates a watershed regulation...
§ gpu-29-103
In this section, "Commission Pretreatment Program" means any program adopted under the authority of ...
§ gpu-29-104
On application of the Commission that is verified by oath of a member or employee of the Commission,...
§ gpu-29-105
Except as provided in regulations adopted by the Commission, a person may not use, handle, tamper wi...
§ gpu-29-106
A person may not leave unburied for a period longer than 24 hours a dead animal or fecal matter in t...
§ gpu-29-107
A person who violates any of the following provisions is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction i...