.04 Utility and Utility-Affiliate Shared Personnel.

A. Exceptions. This regulation does not apply to:

(1) Employee-sharing between a utility and another utility, or any operating division of the same utility, regulated by the Commission or another state's utility regulatory body; or

(2) Personnel sharing permitted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

B. Permitted Personnel Sharing. Except as provided in §C of this regulation, a utility may share personnel with its affiliate.

C. Restrictions on Personnel Sharing. A utility may not share with its core service affiliate:

(1) Operational, advertising, marketing, or market research personnel; or

(2) Any other individual, if that individual:

(a) Possesses information that is competitively sensitive to the electric or gas supply markets; and

(b) Will use this information in the course of performing the shared job function.