WAC 480-149-150: Power of attorney, concurrence and revocation notice

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=480-149-150
Published: 2015

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WAC 480-149-150









Power of attorney, concurrence and revocation notice.









(1) This rule does not apply where powers of attorney and concurrences are filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission.
(2) An agent may be either an individual person or a corporation. Such agent must file tariffs under serial numbers of his own.
(3) The following form shall be used for a company to give authority to an attorney and agent to file tariffs and amendments or to give or file concurrences for it in its stead:

  Power of Attorney No.. . . . 

. . . . 

(Name of company)

. . . . 

(Post office address)

. . . . . . , 19 . . .

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the    (Name of company)    has made, constituted, and appointed and by these presents does make, constitute and appoint    (Name of agent appointed)     its true and lawful attorney and agent for the said company, and in its name, place and stead, (1) for it alone, and (2) for it jointly with other companies, to receive concurrences in, and to file, rate schedules and supplements thereto, as required by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. (Show limitations, if any)
. . . . 


. . . . 

. . . . 

And the said    (Name of company)    does hereby give and grant unto its said attorney and agent full authority to do and perform all and every act and thing above specified as fully, to all intents and purposes, as if the same were done and performed by the said company, hereby ratifying and confirming all that its said attorney and agent may lawfully do by virtue hereof, and assuming full responsibility for the acts and neglects of its said attorney and agent hereunder.

In witness whereof the said company has caused these presents to be signed in its name by its . . . . . . President and to be duly attested under its corporate seal by its . . . . . . Secretary, at . . . . . , in the state of . . . . . , on this . . . . day of . . . . . . , in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and . . . .

  . . . . 

(Name of company)

By . . . .

ATTEST Its . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , President
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Secretary
(Corporate seal)


(4) The following form shall be used by companies concurring in the rates, fares, rules or regulations of another company or agent.

CONCURRENCE NO. . . . . .

Name of Company (or individual) . . . .
. . . . 


THIS IS TO CERTIFY

That the . . . . . . . . assents to and concurs in the publication and filing of Rate Schedules or Supplements thereto which the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . or its agent, now has on file or may make and file with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission over the following route, . . . .

. . . . 

and hereby makes . . . . self a party to and bound thereby insofar as such schedules contain rates, rules or regulations applying for services specified, until this authority is revoked by formal and official notice of revocation filed with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission and with the . . . .

. . . . 

  Name of Company . . . .

  Traffic Officer . . . .

  Street Address . . . .

  Post Office . . . .

Issued . . . . Effective . . . .

(5) Companies granting authority to an agent or another company to publish and file certain of its rates shall not publish rates or fares which conflict with those published by such agent or other company.
(6) Each company issuing powers of attorney or concurrences to other public service companies or agents shall give a number to each document, using its own separate series for each form. This number shall be shown on the upper right-hand corner and immediately thereunder shall be shown the number of the power of attorney or concurrence, as the case may be, that is canceled thereby.
(7) A power of attorney or a concurrence may be revoked upon not less than sixty days' notice to the commission by filing a notice of revocation with the commission, serving at the same time a copy thereof on the agent in whose favor such power of attorney or concurrence was executed. Such notice must not bear a separate serial number but must specify the number of the power of attorney or concurrence to be revoked, must name the agent in whose favor the power of attorney or concurrence was executed, must specify a date upon which revocation is to become effective which must not be less than sixty days subsequent to the date of its receipt by the commission and must be executed in the following manner:
REVOCATION NOTICE

. . . . 

(Name of company)

. . . . 

(Post office address)

. . . . . , 19 . . .

Know all men by these presents:

Effective . . . . . , 19 . . . , power of attorney No. . . . .
issued by . . . .
. . . . . . in favor of . . . .
. . . . . . is hereby canceled and revoked.


  . . . . 

Name of Company

By . . . .

ATTEST Its . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , President
 
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Secretary
(Corporate seal)
 
Duplicate mailed to . . . . . . at . . . . . .


(8) When a power of attorney or concurrence is revoked, corresponding revision of the tariff or tariffs shall be made effective upon statutory notice not later than the effective date stated in the revocation notice.
(9) One copy of each power of attorney, concurrence and revocation notice must be filed with the commission, also one copy must be furnished to the agent or company to which such authorization is directed.
[Order R-16, § 480-149-150, filed 2/3/70; Public Service Commission Cause No. T-9494, filed 4/5/61.]