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Public utilities holding company act reform

Public utilities holding company act reform

comparison of S. 2166 and H.R. 776

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public utility holding companies -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmy Abel.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, 92-178 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743641M
    OCLC/WorldCa28438447

    Glass-Steagall Banking Reform Act-formed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Homeowner's Loan Corporation (HOLC)-$3B given to banks to get people back to their homes-middle class like this. Public Utility Holding Company Act-limited businesses from making a monopoly because if a business has a monopoly, they can regulate the. Public Utility Holding Company Act of A law that was passed by the United States Congress to facilitate regulation of electric utilities, by either limiting their operations to a single state, and thus subjecting them to effective state regulation, or forcing divestitures so that each became a single integrated system serving a limited.

    Is the Public Utility Holding Company Act a Model for Breaking Up the Banks That Are Too-Big-to-Fail? ROBERTA S. KARMEL* During the financial crisis of 2oo and the debates on regulatory reform that followed, there was general agreement that the "too-big . Terms, conditions, features, availability, pricing, fees, service and support options subject to change without notice. Public Utility Commission of Texas Broker Registration BR

    The public need for such fact-finding studies in this increasingly complex economic era grows greater, irrespective of different economic and political philosophies.” By most measures, the Commission’s most important public hearings during these early days examined the conduct and structure of public utility holding companies.   Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA), ch. , 49 Stat. , 15 U.S.C. §§79 et seq. This link opens in a new window Title I of the Public Utility Act of is known as the "Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA).".


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PUBLIC UTILITY HOLDING COMPANY ACT OF (References in brackets ø¿ are to ti United States Code) AN ACT To provide for control and regulation of public-utility holding companies, and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act mayFile Size: KB.

58 REGULATION, WINTER The Public Utility Holding Company Act The Easy Step in Electric Utility Regulatory Reform Richard L. Gordon Despite at least two decades of severe prob- lems, reform. Get this from a library. Public Utilities Holding Act reform: comparison of S. and H.R. [Amy Abel; Library of Congress.

Congressional Research Service.]. Full text of "The Public Utility Holding Company Act of S. hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, on S.to discuss issues relating to the reform of the Public Utilities Holding Company Act ofJune 6, " See other formats.

The Repeal of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA) and Its Impact on Electric and Gas Utilities Summary The Public Utility Holding Company Act of was repealed in the Energy Policy Act of Prior to repeal, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of required “holding companies,” i.e., companies with subsidiaries engaged in the electric utility business or the.

In relevant part, it repeals the Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA ) and enacts the Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA ), which, with one exception not relevant here, will become effective six months from the.

The Public Utility Holding Company Act of defines specifically what a public utility holding company is: Any company which directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, 10 per cen - tum or more of the out standing voting securities of a public utility holding company or of a company which is a holding company by virtue of this clause unless the [Securities and.

The Public Utility Holding Company Act (PUHCA) of is the only law that prevents utility holding companies from subsidizing unregulated business activities from profits obtained from their regulated business activities and captive customers.

PUHCA requires that all side businesses be kept separate from the regulated business. The Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA), also known as the Wheeler-Rayburn Act, was a US federal law giving the Securities and Exchange Commission authority to regulate, license, and break up electric utility holding limited holding company operations to a single state, thus subjecting them to effective state also broke up any holding companies with.

PUBLIC UTILITIES HOLDING COMPANY ACT. The Public Utilities Holding Company Act of (PUHCA) was New Deal legislation that broke the grip that a few holding companies had exerted over the nation's natural gas electric power production.

The law aimed to simplify the utilities' corporate structure, eliminate absentee management, protect consumer interests, and foster an orderly and efficient national utility system through state and federal regulation.

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History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code.

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$ $ 00 $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. The Public Utility Holding Company Act of S. hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, on S.to discuss issues relating to the reform of the Public Utilities Holding Company Act of.

cavalier fashion is the Public Utility Holding Company Act of Many consider the act of only academic interest since the regulatory pattein of the act makes the Securities and Exchange Commission's functions self-liquidat-ing.2 However, the belief that the process of elimination of vintage holding companies has been completed is.

18 cfr part - books and records 18 cfr part - uniform system of accounts for centralized service companies subject to the provisions of the public utility holding company act offederal power act and natural gas act 18 cfr part - preservation of records of holding companies and service companies.

One approach that has not been tried or even seriously discussed with regard to the big banks is the approach that was used to break up the utility pyramids created during the s, that is the antitrust approach utilized in the Public Utility Holding Company Act of In relevant part, it repeals the Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA ) and enacts the Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA ), which, with one exception not relevant here, will become effective six months from the date of enactment.

The Public Utility Holding Company Act of (PUHCA)’ was passed during the Great Depression in response to the failure of a number ofutility holding companies and subsequent investor losses. The takeaway. The tax reform legislation being considered in the House and Senate remains open to significant changes as Congress attempts to overcome political hurdles that could affect the prospects for enacting sustainable reform of US tax laws, providing a more competitive tax system for business taxpayers and improved economic opportunities for individuals and families.

1: See Act section 1(b), 15 U.S.C. § 79a(b).: 2: See Public Utility Holding Company Act Amendments: Hearings on S.S. and S. Before the Subcomm. On Securities of the Senate Comm. On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, 97 th Cong., 2d Sess.

(statement of SEC).: 3: The study focused primarily on registered holding company systems, of which there were. SUMMARY: In this final rule, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is amending its regulations to implement the repeal of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of and the enactment of the Public Utility Holding Company Act ofby adding a new subchapter and part to its regulations and removing its exempt wholesale generator rules as they are no longer necessary.Specifically, the Bush Administration energy bill, signed into law on August 8,and shaped by Vice President Dick Cheney's task force, repealed the Public Utilities Holding Company Act (PUHCA), an Act which played an indispensable role in ensuring the provision of cheap electricity throughout the United States from on.