Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
|Indiana Utility Regulation Commission|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2013 FY Budget:||$9,297,370|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||Indiana Code, Title 8, Article 1, Chapter 1|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by the governor|
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The current Chairman is James Atterholt. He serves alongside commissioners Carolene Mays and David Ziegner. The two remaining commission seats were left vacant following the resignations of Kari Bennett and Larry Landis. Their replacements will be appointed by Gov. Mike Pence in February 2014.
Title 8, Article 1, Chapter 1 of the Indiana Code addresses the utility regulatory commission:
There is created the Indiana utility regulatory commission which shall consist of five (5) members...
One member must be an attorney qualified to practice law in Indiana and no more than three can be off the same political party.
...at least one (1) of whom shall be an attorney qualified to practice law before the supreme court of Indiana and not more than three (3) of whom belong to the same political party.
The commissioners are appointed by the governor to four year terms.
The members of the commission and all vacancies occurring therein shall be appointed by the governor from among persons nominated by the nominating committee in accordance with the provisions of IC 8-1-1.5. The members may be removed at any time by the governor for cause. The governor shall appoint one (1) member as chairman. The members of the commission shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years, except when a member is appointed to fill a vacancy, in which case such appointment shall be for such unexpired term only.
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The commission acts as an impartial fact-finding body with respect to the public and the utility companies. They rule in cases that are presented to them, taking into account Indiana state regulations.
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The Utility Regulatory Commission's budget was $9,297,370 for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.
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- Utility regulatory openings generate heavy interest - Indianapolis Business Journal
- IURC Seeks Applicants - Inside Indiana Business (press release)
- NIPSCO Plan Gains Key Approval - Inside Indiana Business (press release)
- IURC Commissioner Gets Another Term - Inside Indiana Business (press release)
- IURC postpones hearing on sewer district exchange - The Herald-Times (subscription)
- Moses to help pick IURC candidates - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
- Mullett to help pick next IURC commissioner - The Statehouse File
- Indiana American Water asks state regulators for permission to increase rates - Shelbynews
- $50K shortfall may mean aid cut for Salvation Army clients - South Bend Tribune
- OUCC endorses NIPSCO seven year gas infrastructure plan with caveats - Chesterton Tribune
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
101 West Washington Street
Suite 1500 E
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 232-2701
Agency Fax: (317) 232-6758
Consumers Affairs Fax: (317) 233-2410
State of Indiana
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