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     49-1A-9.   Deposit used to defray analyzing and ruling expenses--Payment on warrants. The amount deposited under § 49-1A-8 or 49-31-12.6 shall be used by the Public Utilities Commission to defray the expense incident to analyzing and ruling upon the filing of the company making the deposit and the amount expended may be recovered as an immediate adjustment to rates by the company. The deposit is appropriated to the use of the Public Utilities Commission for such purpose. Such expenses may be paid out of the fund on warrants drawn by the state auditor upon duly itemized vouchers, and the funds necessary for such expenses are continuously appropriated.

Source: SL 1976, ch 296, § 13; SL 1979, ch 309, § 2; SL 1991, ch 381, § 8; SL 1994, ch 352, § 6.

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