TITLE 83: PUBLIC UTILITIES
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
SUBCHAPTER f: TELEPHONE UTILITIES
PART 757 TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
SECTION 757.210 UTSAP RECOVERY
Section 757.210 UTSAP Recovery
Costs incurred as a result of providing service under Section 757.200 shall be recovered in the following manner:
a) The LECs shall deduct the waivers provided to participants for local exchange service obligations and any additional waivers of the initial telephone service installation charge as specified in Section 757.200 from the voluntary UTSAP contributions. Each LEC shall forward voluntary UTSAP contributions net of installation waivers and Lifeline waivers provided pursuant to Section 757.200(c) to the UTSAP Administrator.
b) The LECs shall be allowed to recover their administrative costs associated with the supplemental assistance portion of the Link Up Program and with the UTSAP from the voluntary UTSAP contributions. Such administrative costs shall be reported by all LECs to the Commission and the UTSAP Administrator through reports in the form of Exhibit A to this Part and, for LECs with more than 35,000 access lines, to the UTSAP Administrator through reports in the form of Exhibit B to this Part.
c) Each LEC with more than 35,000 access lines shall report in the form of Exhibit B remitted monthly to the UTSAP Administrator, and shall report quarterly in the form of Exhibit A to the Commission and the UTSAP Administrator. Each LEC with 35,000 or fewer access lines shall report quarterly in the form of Exhibit A to the Commission and the UTSAP Administrator, and shall remit quarterly to the UTSAP Administrator.
d) The monthly LEC reports to the UTSAP Administrator required of LECs with more than 35,000 access lines shall be in the form of Exhibit B and shall include:
1) the total UTSAP contributions billed, less adjustments for previous months UTSAP contributions billed but not collected;
2) the total amount of local exchange service obligations waived;
3) the amount of the additional waivers of the initial telephone service installation charges as specified in Section 757.200; and
4) any allowable administrative expenses incurred as specified in subsection (b) of this Section.
e) Costs of the UTSAP Administrator and its functions will be recovered from the UTSAP contributions before any other payments are made under the plan.
f) Subject to its jurisdiction, the Commission may examine at any time the reasonableness of the LEC's costs incurred solely because of participation in UTSAP. If the Commission determines, after notice and hearing, that such expenditures are not reasonable, the LEC shall remit the amounts determined not to be reasonable to the UTSAP Administrator.
(Source: Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 8810, effective May 9, 1998)