Wyoming Public Service Commission

Wyoming Universal Service Fund (WUSF)

Melisa Mizel - WUSF Manager

Email: melisa.mizel2@wyo.gov

WUSF Background

The WUSF was authorized by the Wyoming Telecommunications Act of 1995. The purpose of WUSF is to assist local exchange carriers providing essential telephone services in areas of Wyoming to customers who must pay relatively high rates for such services. WUSF is part of the Wyoming Public Service Commission (WPSC), its statutes and rules can be found under W.S. § 37-15-501 and Commission Rule Chapter 5.

Effective July 1, 2018 the new WUSF assessment rate is 1.70% through June 30, 2019 - (Docket No. 90072-44-XO-18)

July 26, 2018 - Order Establishing The Wyoming Universal Service Fund Assessment Level On A Final Basis

Wyoming Universal Service Manager's Report

Amended Report of the WUSF Manager with Public Attachments

Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

WUSF Activity Reports

Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018

Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017

WUSF Audit Report

Fiscal Years Ending 2015 and 2016

WUSF - Statutes and Rules

Wyoming Public Service Commission Rules of Practice & Procedure

The following Statutes and Rules can be found on the Wyoming Secretary of State's website. To Access the rules, follow this link to the Wyoming Secretary of State's Rules Database. https://rules.wyo.gov/

Rule Chapter 5 Wyoming Universal Service Fund

§ 37-15-501 Universal service fund created; contributions; administration

§ 37-15-502 Universal service fund eligibility and distributions to carriers using wireless technology

§ 37-15-102 Legislative intent

§ 37-15-103 Definitions

§ 37-15-104 Services not regulated by this title

§ 37-15-401 Commission powers

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