State regulatory agencies for utilities (including telecommunications); various state agencies have names such as Public Service Commission, Public Utility Commission, Board of Public Utilities, Public Service Board, Dept. of Telecommunications and Energy.
The New York State regulatory body responsible for overseeing the actions of the State's electric, telephone, and natural gas utilities. The PSC is the regulator that licenses industry participants, establishes operational codes, regulates the rates for transmission and distribution, approves sales or purchases of regulated utilities and investigates customer complaints, for electricity, gas, steam, telecommunications and water utilities. The PSC's Business Advocates can provide you with additional assistance and information regarding load-curtailment and energy-efficiency programs, and assistance related to economic development, dispute resolution, and competitive energy and telecommunications markets.
One of the names used in some states for the state commission regulating intrastate long distance services. Sometimes also called the Public Utility Commission (PUC). [Back to Glossary Table of Contents
independent executive agency responsible for staffing the public service and for safeguarding the public service values of competence, non-partisanship and representativeness. The Public Service Commission's authorities and responsibilities are established in the Public Service Employment Act. The commission delegates staffing authority to deputy ministers and holds deputy ministers accountable by way of its audits and oversight of departmental performance.
The Public Service Commission (PSC), Singapore (Malay : Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Awam Singapura), is constituted under Part IX of the Constitution of Singapore and its constitutional role is to appoint, confirm, promote, transfer, dismiss and exercise disciplinary control over public officers in Singapore.