20.59.05.02

.02 Utility Responsibilities in the Event of Supplier Default.

A. A supplier that is unable to deliver gas because the Commission revokes or suspends the supplier's retail gas license is considered a defaulted supplier.

B. A defaulted supplier is prohibited from issuing bills to persons who were customers at the time of the default unless specifically authorized by the Commission. A request to authorize a supplier to bill directly may be made by the supplier or by the applicable utility.

C. In order that supplier charges may be included in utility consolidated billing services, a defaulted supplier and the utility shall abide by the Commission-accepted gas utility supplier coordination agreement or tariff, as applicable.

D. A defaulted supplier using utility consolidated billing services remains obligated to provide the utility with information necessary to allow the utility to continue consolidated billing through the conclusion of the billing cycle in which the default occurred.