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Laws & Regulations

Public utilities operate under certain laws and regulations established by the Virginia General Assembly and the State Corporation Commission, respectively.

Laws that apply to public utilities in the Commonwealth are found in Title 56 of the Code of Virginia.External Link logo

Regulations are administrative laws. In Virginia, utility regulations are promulgated by the State Corporation Commission. Such regulations are found in Title 20 of the Virginia Administrative Code.External Link logo