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Inventory of the Public Utilities Commission Records. Part I, 1979
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Background
The duties of the Public Utilities Commission (hereafter P.U.C.) involve the regulation of the intrastate activities of railroads and other transportation companies, including inter-urban and street railways, steamship companies, canals, toll bridges, pipelines, and freight by stages and trucks, and includes the regulation of warehouses and of public utilities engaged in the selling of water for domestic and irrigation purposes, gas, electric power, steam heat, telephone and telegraphic services. It is primarily charged with (1) fixing rates and granting reporation for excess charges: (2) supervising service conditions: (3) controlling financing of public utilities: and (4) regulating their competition with one another.
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