Nevada Energy; Public Utilities and Similar Entities
Sec. § 704.673
Cooperatives, nonprofit corporations and associations supplying services both to public and members declared public utilities; regulation by Commission.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, every cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association and every other supplier of services described in this chapter supplying such services for the use of the public and for the use of its own members is hereby declared to be affected with a public interest, to be a public utility, and to be subject to the jurisdiction, control and regulation of the Commission and to the provisions of this chapter.

2.

In the case of the acquisition of the certificate or all or any part of the territory of a public utility, as defined in paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NRS 704.020, by a cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association which before April 26, 1963, had supplied services for the use of its own members only, the provisions of subsection 1 are not applicable for a period of 6 months or the expiration of such reasonable extension or extensions of that 6-month period as may be ordered by the Commission, during which period the cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association may enroll as its members the customers of the public utility whose certificate or territory was acquired so as to make such acquiring cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association subject only to the limited jurisdiction, control and regulation of the Commission, and only to the specific provisions of this chapter as provided by NRS 704.675.
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