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 Chapter 393 Gas, Electric, Water, Heating and Sewer Companies 
393.010   Corporations supplying gas, electricity or water — powers. (8/28/1943)
393.015   Sewer company may contract with water company to terminate water services for nonpayment of sewer bill — procedure — immunity — costs, reimbursement. (8/28/2015)
393.016   Termination of water service for nonpayment of sewer bill, when — immunity from civil liability — procedure to establish agreement, contents of agreement — exceptions. (8/28/2005)
393.020   Authorizing laying of underground water mains — power of eminent domain. (8/28/1943)
393.025   Sewer corporation may exercise eminent domain, how — sewer lines along or across public roads, how built and maintained — consent of municipality required, when. (8/28/1984)
393.030   Right to take water from nonnavigable stream and erect dam — purposes for which company may condemn land. (1/2/1979)
393.040   Filing of petition, issuance of summons, and notice of hearing — notice by publication, when. (8/28/1943)
393.050   Court shall appoint three commissioners to assess damages — payment of damages. (8/28/1990)
393.060   Number of owners may be joined in one petition. (8/28/1943)
393.070   Clerk of court shall give notice of petitions. (8/28/1943)
393.080   Cost of proceeding — how paid. (8/28/1943)
393.090   Corporation not authorized to enter or appropriate certain buildings. (8/28/1943)
393.100   Concerning the appropriation of property held by another corporation. (8/28/1943)
393.105   Rules against restraints on alienation and against perpetuities not to apply, when. (8/28/1975)
393.106   Definitions — electric power suppliers exclusive right to serve structures, exception — change of suppliers, procedure — purchase of auxillary power — permanent service supplied to nonrural area, when. (8/28/2021)
393.108   Hot weather rule, discontinuance of service prohibited, when. (8/28/2008)
393.110   Application of sections 393.110 to 393.285 — public service commission not to have jurisdiction over certain electrical corporations. (8/28/2003)
393.120   Definition of terms. (8/28/1949)
393.130   Safe and adequate service — charges — certain home rule cities, interest accrual, when. (8/28/2002)
393.135   Charges based on nonoperational property of electrical corporation prohibited. (11/2/1976)
393.136   Retroactive operation prohibited. (11/2/1976)
393.137   Electrical corporation rate adjustment, one time — definitions — when, how calculated — alternative deferral, when, how calculated. (6/1/2018)
393.140   General powers of commission in respect to gas, water, electricity and sewer services. (8/28/1967)
393.145   Certain utility may be placed under control of receiver — commission determination, procedure — appointment of receiver, bond. (6/29/2005)
393.146   Acquisition of small water or sewer corporation by capable public utility, when — definitions — alternatives to be discussed, factors to consider — price for acquisition, how determined — plan for improvements required — rate case procedure to be used — rulemaking authority. (6/29/2005)
393.147   Loan programs, certain sewer and water corporations — authorized when, how. (7/9/1992)
393.150   Commission may fix rates after hearing — stay increase — burden of proof. (8/28/1967)
393.152   Delinquency in payment, deposit or guarantee to continue service prohibited, when — inapplicability. (8/28/2011)
393.155   Electric corporation's rates, increase in, phase-in of, when, how — powers of commission. (8/28/1986)
393.160   Inspection of gas, water and electric meters. (8/28/1984)
393.170   Approval of incorporation and franchises — certificate. (8/28/2018)
393.175   Designation as sole regional or watershed supplier, application — preferences — pricing of services. (12/23/1997)
393.180   Right to issue stocks, bonds, notes subject to regulation. (8/28/1967)
393.190   Transfer of franchise or property to be approved, procedure — impact of transfer on local tax revenues, information on to be furnished, to whom, procedure. (8/28/2013)
393.200   Approval of issues of stocks, bonds and other forms of indebtedness. (8/28/1967)
393.210   Certificate of commission to be recorded — stock dividend prohibited. (8/28/1967)
393.220   Account for disposition of proceeds — issue void, when, exception — penalties — state not liable. (8/28/1980)
393.230   Power of commission to ascertain valuation of property of gas, electrical, water and sewer corporations. (8/28/1967)
393.240   Power of commission to require depreciation account of gas, electrical, water and sewer corporations. (8/28/1967)
393.250   Reorganizations of gas, electrical, water and sewer corporations. (8/28/1967)
393.260   Complaints as to quality and price of gas, water, electricity and sewer service — investigation by commission — form of complaints. (8/28/1967)
393.270   Notice and hearing — order fixing price of gas, water, electricity or sewer service, or requiring improvement. (8/28/1967)
393.275   Commission to notify cities and counties of tariff increases, when, contents of notice — reduction of license tax, when — exception, procedure — to maintain. (8/28/1993)
393.280   Defense in case of excessive charges for gas, water, electricity or sewer service. (8/28/1967)
393.290   Powers of commission relating to other utilities made applicable to heating companies. (8/28/1967)
393.291   Steam heating companies, may file under small company rate procedures, when. (8/28/2003)
393.292   Nuclear power plant decommissioning, expense of, rate increase allowed, when, how. (8/28/1989)
393.297   Purpose of sections 393.298 to 393.302. (7/10/1998)
393.298   Definitions. (7/10/1998)
393.299   Provision of energy services, limitations, exceptions — agreements with commission to pay business license taxes — nonseverability clause. (7/10/1998)
393.300   Customer bills in Braille or bold-faced type on request. (8/28/1999)
393.301   Challenging the validity of an agreement, notification — invalidity of section 393.299, effect. (7/10/1998)
393.302   Tax on energy consumption, ordinance imposing tax, ballot measure required. (7/10/1998)
393.310   Certain gas corporations to file set of experimental tariffs with PSC, minimum requirements — extension of tariffs. (8/28/2006)
393.320   Acquisition of small water utilities, establishment of ratemaking rate base, procedure. (8/28/2013)
393.355   Special rate for electrical corporations authorized, when — net margin tracking mechanism — lower rate for facility, when, duration. (8/28/2021)
393.356   No modification or elimination of special rate under section 393.355. (6/14/2017)
393.358   Planned infrastructure projects, qualification process for contractors — definitions — requirements — report to general assembly. (8/28/2021)
393.400   Regulatory asset or liability accounts — corporations to defer portion of local property taxes to account, how calculated — rate base adjustment, when. (8/28/2022)
393.410   Definitions. (8/28/1953)
393.420   Acquisition of right to use storage reservoir under publicly owned lands. (8/28/1953)
393.430   Gas storage company may exercise eminent domain — purposes — procedure. (8/28/1953)
393.440   Powers not to be exercised until approved by public service commission. (8/28/1953)
393.450   Buildings not to be condemned. (8/28/1953)
393.460   Strata and formations not subject to condemnation. (8/28/1953)
393.470   Limitation on condemnation of property held for public uses. (8/28/1953)
393.480   Law not to restrict other powers of eminent domain. (8/28/1953)
393.490   Rights of owner of land in condemned strata. (8/28/1953)
393.500   Gas in underground storage personal property. (8/28/1953)
393.510   Limitations to begin, when — cause deemed to accrue, when. (8/28/1953)
393.550   Definitions. (8/28/1986)
393.553   Written demand, notice, contents, refusal of access deemed denial of access, when. (8/28/1986)
393.555   Denial of access, filing of affidavit, contents — initial access order, procedure, becomes final order of access, when. (8/28/1986)
393.557   Final order of access, exception — bond, amount — hearing. (8/28/1986)
393.559   Access, with sheriff, expenses of sheriff. (8/28/1986)
393.561   Damages awarded to utility customer, when — costs, court to determine who pays. (8/28/1986)
393.563   Other rights of access, not affected. (8/28/1986)
393.565   Appeals, customer must give bond. (8/28/1986)
393.700   Short title. (8/28/2002)
393.705   Definitions. (8/28/2007)
393.710   Municipalities, public water supply districts and sewer districts may form commission — purposes — contents of contract — board of directors. (8/28/2007)
393.715   Powers of commission — purchase of private water utility serving outside municipal limits, effect — successorship, continued and new service authorized, when. (8/28/2007)
393.720   Commissions to be bodies public and corporate. (8/28/2007)
393.725   Bonds issued to be revenue bonds only — form of bonds. (8/28/2004)
393.730   Requirements of resolution authorizing bonds. (8/28/2004)
393.735   Additional security for bonds issued may be given, how. (12/7/1978)
393.740   Certain taxes applicable. (8/28/2007)
393.745   Refunding bonds may be issued. (8/28/2004)
393.750   Bonds legal investments for enumerated purposes. (12/7/1978)
393.755   Bonds may be repurchased. (12/7/1978)
393.760   Election on issuance of bonds — required actions — notice — conduct of election — form of ballot — alternative voting procedures. (8/28/2013)
393.770   Purchase agreements authorized — terms — not to constitute debt. (8/28/2004)
393.825   Nonprofit sewer companies, who may organize — articles of incorporation, contents, submission to secretary of state. (8/28/2007)
393.827   Conversion of wastewater disposal or treatment corporation to nonprofit sewer company, requirements for conversion — term "articles of incorporation" includes articles of conversion. (12/23/1997)
393.829   Powers. (8/28/2009)
393.831   Articles of incorporation, amendment requirements. (12/23/1997)
393.833   Principal office, change of, procedure. (12/23/1997)
393.835   Articles of incorporation, amendment, consolidation, merger, conversion or dissolution — filing — duties of secretary of state. (12/23/1997)
393.837   Securities law of Missouri not to apply, when. (12/23/1997)
393.839   Membership — meetings, annual, special — quorum — voting. (12/23/1997)
393.841   Voting districts may be provided, when, procedure. (12/23/1997)
393.843   Board of directors, powers and duties. (12/23/1997)
393.845   Officers, annual election, removal from office — employees and agents. (12/23/1997)
393.847   Department of natural resources, jurisdiction, supervision, powers and duties — public service commission jurisdiction, limitations. (8/28/2007)
393.849   Excess revenues. (12/23/1997)
393.851   Prepayment of debt not prohibited. (12/23/1997)
393.853   Voluntary dissolution, articles, contents, submission to secretary of state. (12/23/1997)
393.855   Voluntary dissolution, procedure for winding up affairs. (12/23/1997)
393.857   Construction of laws relating to nonprofit sewer companies. (12/23/1997)
393.861   Private property of members exempt from execution for debts of company. (12/23/1997)
393.900   Nonprofit water companies may be organized — articles of incorporation. (8/28/2007)
393.903   Corporations may convert to nonprofit water companies, how. (8/28/1999)
393.906   Powers and duties. (8/28/1999)
393.909   May amend articles of incorporation, how. (8/28/1999)
393.912   Change of principal office, how. (8/28/1999)
393.915   Certain articles to be filed with secretary of state and shall take effect upon being filed by secretary of state. (8/28/1999)
393.918   Securities law not to apply, when. (8/28/1999)
393.921   Members must use services of nonprofit water company if available — membership not transferable, exception — meetings, how called, notice, procedure. (8/28/1999)
393.924   Company territory may be divided into voting districts. (8/28/1999)
393.927   Board of directors, powers, duties, number, terms of office, procedure. (8/28/1999)
393.930   Officers, qualifications, powers and duties, terms of office. (8/28/1999)
393.933   Compliance with department of natural resources and other laws — public service commission not to have jurisdiction. (8/28/2007)
393.936   Revenues to be distributed, when. (8/28/1999)
393.939   Prepayment of indebtedness permitted. (8/28/1999)
393.942   Voluntary dissolution before commencing operations. (8/28/1999)
393.945   Voluntary dissolution and windup of affairs after commencing operations. (8/28/1999)
393.948   Nonprofit water company law construed liberally, may elect to follow certain corporate laws in articles of incorporation. (8/28/1999)
393.951   Private property of members exempt from execution — members not liable for debts of company. (8/28/1999)
393.954   Claims against insured nonprofit water company after dissolution, procedure. (8/28/1999)
393.1000   Definitions. (8/28/2003)
393.1003   Rate schedules, procedures to establish or change (St. Louis County). (8/28/2003)
393.1006   Documentation to be submitted — notice to be published — examination of proposal — authorization of commission, when — pretax revenues, factors to be considered — revised rate schedule, filed when — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
393.1009   Definitions. (8/28/2020)
393.1012   Rate schedules, procedures to establish or change — prequalification process, requirements — report to general assembly. (8/28/2020)
393.1015   Documentation to be submitted — notice to be published — examination of proposal — authorization by commission, when — pretax revenues, factors to be considered — revised rate schedule, filed when — rulemaking authority — expiration date. (8/28/2020)
393.1020   Citation of law. (11/4/2008)
393.1025   Definitions. (8/28/2018)
393.1030   Electric utilities, portfolio requirements — tracking requirements — rebate offers — certification of electricity generated — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2018)
393.1040   Encouragement of reduced consumption, objective of act. (1/1/2008)
393.1045   Cap on increase in retail charges based on renewable mandates. (8/28/2008)
393.1050   Electrical corporations achieving certain level of renewable energy technology nameplate capacity exempt from certain fees and rebates. (8/28/2008)
393.1072   Task force established — members, duties — report, contents — meetings — expiration. (8/28/2022)
393.1075   Citation of law — definitions — policy to value demand-side investments equal to traditional investments — development of cost recovery mechanisms — costs not to be assigned to customers, when — rulemaking authority — annual report — certain charges to appear on bill. (8/28/2017)
393.1150   Suit or claim brought, measure of damages. (8/28/2008)
393.1400   Deferral of depreciation to regulatory asset — definitions — return for qualifying electric plant recorded to plant-in-service on utility's books — regulatory asset balances — requirements — grid modernization projects — expiration date. (8/28/2022)
393.1500   Citation of law. (8/28/2021)
393.1503   Definitions. (8/28/2021)
393.1506   Establishment of or change to WSIRA for recovery of appropriate pretax revenues, when, procedure. (8/28/2021)
393.1509   Filing of WSIRA petition, procedure — pretax revenues, considerations — calculation of WSIRA — revised schedule, when — commission authority — expiration date. (8/28/2021)
393.1610   Small scale and private innovative technology investments — definitions. (8/28/2018)
393.1620   Average and excess method, allocation of costs — limitation on commission consideration for general rates — expiration date. (8/28/2021)
393.1640   Growth project, discounts, when — requirements — discounts expire, when. (8/28/2022)
393.1650   Construction-related services, contractor qualification process — definitions — requirements — report. (8/28/2018)
393.1655   Rate modifications, limitations on — definitions. (8/28/2022)
393.1656   Electric corporation base rates — regulatory asset balance inclusion, impact cap, effect on — excess amount not included in rate base — definitions. (8/28/2022)
393.1665   Utility-owned solar facilities in Missouri, investment in, when — expiration date. (8/28/2018)
393.1670   Solar rebates, amount — limitations — recovery of costs — rulemaking authority — definitions — expiration date. (8/28/2018)
393.1675   Nonseverability clause. (8/28/2018)
393.1700   Securitized utility tariff bonds, financing order for energy transition costs — definitions — petition, contents, procedure — order issued, contents — requirements — severability clause. (8/28/2021)
393.1705   Replacement resources investment — petition, approval, amount — base determination — deferrals — petition procedure. (8/28/2021)
393.1715   Retirement of generating facilities, ratemaking principles and treatment as applied to base rates, retirement date, useful life, and depreciation — procedure — monitoring — coal-fixed generating assets in rate base — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2022)
 - Cross References
Annexation of area, served by rural electric cooperative, municipality with own utility service, procedure as to who provides service, 386.800
Antitrust laws not applicable to territorial agreements, certain cities (Columbia), 416.041
Cities, additional debt, votes required, Const. Art. VI § 26(e)
Corporation franchise tax, telephone companies exempt, when, 147.010
Electric plants, cities, additional debt, votes required, Const. Art. VI § 26(e)
Emergencies, to restore service use of local commercial vehicles with maintenance permits to operate beyond license zone, 301.175
Emergencies, utility service drivers, hour regulations not applicable, essential service defined, 307.400
Excavations in roads, first class counties, 229.300 to 229.370
Natural gas, renewable, voluntary program for procurement of, requirements, 386.895
Periodic rate adjustments, approval of rate schedules, 386.266
Power and light, fourth class cities, contract for, 88.770
Power lines and poles, removal of when moving buildings, 229.250, 229.260
Power lines, cities may permit erection of, 71.520; on state highways, state highway commission to control, 227.240
Public utilities, regulation, third class cities, 77.210, 88.613 to 88.633
Public utility rates established by the PSC not to change terms of employment subject to collective bargaining, 386.315
Public water supply district may convey property and equipment to water corporation, 247.215
Rural electric cooperative serving newly annexed area by city with utility service, procedure, who to furnish service, 386.800
Sewers, cities, additional debt, votes required, Const. Art. VI § 26(d)
Storm waters control, cities, additional debt, vote required, Const. Art. VI § 26(d)
Taxes and costs on reclassification of personal property to real property recoverable in service rates, when, 386.371
Utility service drivers, emergencies, hour regulation not applicable, when, essential service defined, 307.400
Utility services, political subdivisions not to prohibit based on source of energy, 67.309
Water supply, board of aldermen in fourth class cities authorized to contract for, 88.773
Water supply, information furnished to department of natural resources by persons supplying, 640.115
Waterworks, Chap. 91
Weight and measure laws as to measuring devices not applicable to water meters, 413.226

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