Wyoming Public Service Commission
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017
Docket No. 90000-134-XO-17 (Record No. 14915)
December 28, 2017 - IN THE MATTER OF THE COMMISSION’S CONSIDERATION ON ITS OWN MOTION OF THE EFFECT OF THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT (TCJA) OF 2017 ON THE PROPRIETY OF RATES CHARGED BY PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES PROVIDING SERVICE IN WYOMING. Orders # 24527, 24579 , 24706
Sage Grouse Core Area Protection
It is important to Wyoming to protect Sage Grouse core areas. Utilities, as well as other industries, should be aware and observe Wyoming requirements in Sage Grouse core areas (map). The following links provide further information on the location of the core areas and Wyoming Sage Grouse issues and Executive Orders.
Electric / Gas
See Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) docket above.
Pipeline / Water
Docket No. 80007-42-WR-17 (Record No. 14907)
December 6, 2017 - IN THE MATTER OF THE AMENDED APPLICATION OF VISTA WEST WATER COMPANY FOR A GENERAL RATE INCREASE OF $408,000.00 PER YEAR. For additional information you can contact John Burbridge at John.Burbridge@wyo.gov or call 307.777.7427
Telecommunications Relay Service Surcharge
Docket No. 90000-133-XO-17 (Record No. 14894)
November 16, 2017 - IN THE MATTER OF THE INCLUSION AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE MONTHLY ACCESS LINE SPECIAL FEE AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMITTEE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES FOR THE COMMUNICATIONS IMPAIRED. Order # 24517
As defined in Wyo. Stat. §§ 16-9-201 (a)(v) and (viii), shall include and clearly identify the nine cent ($0.09) Wyoming Relay special fee (surcharge) on customers' monthly bills for services rendered on and after January 1, 2018.
This 2018 Annual Telecommunications Legislative Report provides an update on the state of the telecommunications industry in Wyoming through the end of calendar year 2017.
Wyoming Universal Service Fund Assessment Level
Docket No. 90072-44-XO-18 (Record No. 14923)
IN THE MATTER OF THE FUNDING REQUIREMENT AND PROPOSED ASSESSMENT FACTOR FOR THE JULY 2018 TO JUNE 2019 FISCAL YEAR OF THE WYOMING UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND. Order # 24954
The WUSF assessment rate changed from 1.40% to 1.70% effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. If you are in need of additional information please contact Melisa Mizel, WUSF Manager, at 307.777.7427 or email@example.com.
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