20.52.03.02

.02 Notice of Transfer to Standard Offer Service.

A. Existing Customers. If an existing utility customer does not select a competitive electricity supplier to provide electricity supply service, the customer shall receive standard offer service under this subtitle until that choice is made in accordance with §C of this regulation.

B. New Customer. A customer establishing a new service, after the service periods specified in COMAR 20.52.02, shall receive SOS until the customer affirmatively selects a competitive electricity supplier.

C. Transfer Rules.

(1) If a customer or the customerís competitive supplier requests SOS, 12 or more days before the customer's next regularly scheduled meter read date, the utility shall place the customer on SOS on the customer's next regularly scheduled meter read date.

(2) If a customer or the customerís competitive supplier requests SOS, less than 12 days before the customerís next regularly scheduled meter read date, the utility shall transfer the customer to SOS on the subsequent scheduled meter read date after the date of the request.

(3) If a customer is subject to an involuntary transfer to SOS, the customer shall receive SOS effective on the date on which PJM transfers responsibility for supplying that customer's electricity to the utility.