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Chapter 49-21

Telecommunications Companies
Section Section Name
49-21-01 Definitions
49-21-01.1 Inapplicability of provisions of chapter
49-21-01.2 Exemption ‑ Rate regulation
49-21-01.3 Certain price changes from surcharges ‑ Essential telecommunications services
49-21-01.4 Purchase of essential telecommunications services
49-21-01.5 Access code number usage
49-21-01.6 Call identification services ‑ Charges prohibited ‑ Notice ‑ Exceptions
49-21-01.7 Powers in general
49-21-01.8 Eligible telecommunications company requirements
49-21-01.9 Voice over internet protocol service and internet protocol-enabled service
49-21-02 Telecommunications companies ‑ Common carriers ‑ Public policy
49-21-02.1 Authority to exempt from regulation
49-21-02.2 Cross‑subsidization prohibited
49-21-02.3 Directors, trustees, officers, and managers ‑ Immunity from civil liability
49-21-02.4 Unauthorized telecommunications service
49-21-03 Articles of incorporation ‑ Telephone ‑ Telegraph
49-21-04 Price schedules filed with the commission
49-21-04.1 Maximum and minimum rates ‑ Changes
49-21-05 Schedule of prices to be available for public inspection
49-21-06 Complaint against prices
49-21-07 Discrimination unlawful
49-21-08 Unnecessary duplication of exchanges prohibited
49-21-08.1 Dialing parity ‑ IntraLATA equal access
49-21-09 Telecommunications ‑ Connections
49-21-10 Transmitting telecommunications from other telecommunications companies
49-21-10.1 Excessive charges ‑ Refunds
49-21-10.2 Quality of service
49-21-10.3 Complaints
49-21-11 Mutual telephone company ‑ Company carrier
49-21-12 Assessments ‑ Expenses ‑ Sinking fund
49-21-13 Extension of line and system
49-21-13.1 Telephone cooperatives ‑ Sale of physical plant ‑ Approval
49-21-14 Connections with other telephone systems permitted
49-21-15 Physical connections
49-21-16 Forfeiture for failure to comply with order
49-21-17 Additional definitions
49-21-18 Party line ‑ Refusal to surrender ‑ Emergency
49-21-19 Distributors of telephone directories to print notice therein
49-21-20 Penalty
49-21-21 Fraudulent telecommunications ‑ Penalty
49-21-22 Regulatory reform review commission ‑ Appointments ‑ Compensation ‑ Report to legislative council
49-21-22.1 Regulatory reform review commission ‑ Appointments ‑ Compensation ‑ Report to legislative council
49-21-22.2 Regulatory reform review commission ‑ Appointments ‑ Compensation ‑ Report to legislative council
49-21-23 Construction of facilities ‑ Cost recovery
49-21-24 Prohibited acts ‑ Arbitration
49-21-25 Competitive local exchange companies
49-21-26 Fees
49-21-27 In‑kind services
49-21-28 Arbitration
49-21-29 Franchise ordinance not superseded
49-21-30 Cost recovery
49-21-31 Performance assurance fund ‑ Continuing appropriation

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