Code of the District of Columbia

§ 34–808.02. Supervision and regulation considerations.

In supervising and regulating utility or energy companies, the Commission shall consider the public safety, the economy of the District, the conservation of natural resources, and the preservation of environmental quality, including effects on global climate change and the District's public climate commitments.


(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 150, § 8, par. 96A; as added Oct. 22, 2008, D.C. Law 17-250, § 401, 55 DCR 9225; redesignated as par. 97B, Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 45(a), 59 DCR 6190; Mar. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-257, § 103, 66 DCR 1344.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-171 redesignated the Act of Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 150, § 8, par. 96A as the Act of Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 150, § 8, par. 97B.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 401 of Clean and Affordable Energy Emergency Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-508, September 25, 2008, 55 DCR 10856).