Title 18

Volume 1 CHAPTER I SUBCHAP X

Subchapter X - Procedural Rules

18:1.0.1.21.86PART 385
PART 385 - RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
18:1.0.1.21.86.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Applicability and Definitions
18:1.0.1.21.86.1.47.1SECTION 385.101
     385.101 Applicability (Rule 101).
18:1.0.1.21.86.1.47.2SECTION 385.102
     385.102 Definitions (Rule 102).
18:1.0.1.21.86.1.47.3SECTION 385.103
     385.103 References to rules (Rule 103).
18:1.0.1.21.86.1.47.4SECTION 385.104
     385.104 Rule of construction (Rule 104).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Pleadings, Tariff and Rate Filings, Notices of Tariff or Rate Examination, Orders To Show Cause, Intervention, and Summary Disposition
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.1SECTION 385.201
     385.201 Applicability (Rule 201).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.2SECTION 385.202
     385.202 Types of pleadings (Rule 202).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.3SECTION 385.203
     385.203 Content of pleadings and tariff or rate filings (Rule 203).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.4SECTION 385.204
     385.204 Applications (Rule 204).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.5SECTION 385.205
     385.205 Tariff or rate filings (Rule 205).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.6SECTION 385.206
     385.206 Complaints (Rule 206).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.7SECTION 385.207
     385.207 Petitions (Rule 207).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.8SECTION 385.208
     385.208 [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.9SECTION 385.209
     385.209 Notices of tariff or rate examination and orders to show cause (Rule 209).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.10SECTION 385.210
     385.210 Method of notice; dates established in notice (Rule 210).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.11SECTION 385.211
     385.211 Protests other than under Rule 208 (Rule 211).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.12SECTION 385.212
     385.212 Motions (Rule 212).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.13SECTION 385.213
     385.213 Answers (Rule 213).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.14SECTION 385.214
     385.214 Intervention (Rule 214).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.15SECTION 385.215
     385.215 Amendment of pleadings and tariff or rate filings (Rule 215).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.16SECTION 385.216
     385.216 Withdrawal of pleadings (Rule 216).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.17SECTION 385.217
     385.217 Summary disposition (Rule 217).
18:1.0.1.21.86.2.47.18SECTION 385.218
     385.218 Simplified procedure for complaints involving small controversies (Rule 218).
18:1.0.1.21.86.3SUBPART C
Subpart C [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.21.86.4SUBPART E
Subpart D - Discovery Procedures for Matters Set for Hearing Under Subpart E
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.1SECTION 385.401
     385.401 Applicability (Rule 401).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.2SECTION 385.402
     385.402 Scope of discovery (Rule 402).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.3SECTION 385.403
     385.403 Methods of discovery; general provisions (Rule 403).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.4SECTION 385.404
     385.404 Depositions during proceedings (Rule 404).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.5SECTION 385.405
     385.405 Use of depositions (Rule 405).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.6SECTION 385.406
     385.406 Data requests, interrogatories, and requests for production of documents or things (Rule 406).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.7SECTION 385.407
     385.407 Inspection of documents and other property (Rule 407).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.8SECTION 385.408
     385.408 Admissions (Rule 408).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.9SECTION 385.409
     385.409 Subpoenas (Rule 409).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.10SECTION 385.410
     385.410 Objections to discovery, motions to quash or to compel, and protective orders (Rule 410).
18:1.0.1.21.86.4.47.11SECTION 385.411
     385.411 Sanctions (Rule 411).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Hearings
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.1SECTION 385.501
     385.501 Applicability (Rule 501).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.2SECTION 385.502
     385.502 Initiation of hearing (Rule 502).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.3SECTION 385.503
     385.503 Consolidation, severance and extension of close-of-record date by Chief Administrative Law Judge (Rule 503).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.4SECTION 385.504
     385.504 Duties and powers of presiding officers (Rule 504).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.5SECTION 385.505
     385.505 Right of participants to present evidence (Rule 505).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.6SECTION 385.506
     385.506 Examination of witnesses during hearing (Rule 506).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.7SECTION 385.507
     385.507 Prepared written testimony (Rule 507).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.8SECTION 385.508
     385.508 Exhibits (Rule 508).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.9SECTION 385.509
     385.509 Admissibility of evidence (Rule 509).
18:1.0.1.21.86.5.47.10SECTION 385.510
     385.510 Miscellaneous provisions (Rule 510).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Conferences, Settlements, and Stipulations
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.1SECTION 385.601
     385.601 Conferences (Rule 601).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.2SECTION 385.602
     385.602 Submission of settlement offers (Rule 602).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.3SECTION 385.603
     385.603 Settlement of negotiations before a settlement judge (Rule 603).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.4SECTION 385.604
     385.604 Alternative means of dispute resolution (Rule 604).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.5SECTION 385.605
     385.605 Arbitration (Rule 605).
18:1.0.1.21.86.6.47.6SECTION 385.606
     385.606 Confidentiality in dispute resolution proceedings (Rule 606).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Decisions
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.1SECTION 385.701
     385.701 Applicability (Rule 701).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.2SECTION 385.702
     385.702 Definitions (Rule 702).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.3SECTION 385.703
     385.703 Contents of decisions (Rule 703).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.4SECTION 385.704
     385.704 Rights of participants before initial decision (Rule 704).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.5SECTION 385.705
     385.705 Additional powers of presiding officer with respect to briefs (Rule 705).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.6SECTION 385.706
     385.706 Initial and reply briefs before initial decision (Rule 706).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.7SECTION 385.707
     385.707 Oral argument before initial decision (Rule 707).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.8SECTION 385.708
     385.708 Initial decisions by presiding officer (Rule 708).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.9SECTION 385.709
     385.709 Other types of decisions (Rule 709).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.10SECTION 385.710
     385.710 Waiver of the initial decision (Rule 710).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.11SECTION 385.711
     385.711 Exceptions and briefs on and opposing exceptions after initial decision (Rule 711).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.12SECTION 385.712
     385.712 Commission review of initial decisions in the absence of exceptions (Rule 712).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.13SECTION 385.713
     385.713 Request for rehearing (Rule 713).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.14SECTION 385.714
     385.714 Certified questions (Rule 714).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.15SECTION 385.715
     385.715 Interlocutory appeals to the Commission from rulings of presiding officers (Rule 715).
18:1.0.1.21.86.7.47.16SECTION 385.716
     385.716 Reopening (Rule 716).
18:1.0.1.21.86.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Shortened Procedures
18:1.0.1.21.86.8.47.1SECTION 385.801
     385.801 Waiver of hearing (Rule 801).
18:1.0.1.21.86.8.47.2SECTION 385.802
     385.802 Noncontested proceedings (Rule 802).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Commission Review of Remedial Orders
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.1SECTION 385.901
     385.901 Scope (Rule 901).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.2SECTION 385.902
     385.902 Definitions (Rule 902).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.3SECTION 385.903
     385.903 Request for nondisclosure of information (Rule 903).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.4SECTION 385.904
     385.904 Commencement of proceeding (Rule 904).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.5SECTION 385.905
     385.905 Stay of contested order (Rule 905).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.6SECTION 385.906
     385.906 Pleadings (Rule 906).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.7SECTION 385.907
     385.907 New facts and issues (Rule 907).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.8SECTION 385.908
     385.908 Discovery (Rule 908).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.9SECTION 385.909
     385.909 Hearing (Rule 909).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.10SECTION 385.910
     385.910 Conduct of the hearing (Rule 910).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.11SECTION 385.911
     385.911 Burden of proof (Rule 911).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.12SECTION 385.912
     385.912 Proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law, and comments (Rule 912).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.13SECTION 385.913
     385.913 Proposed order (Rule 913).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.14SECTION 385.914
     385.914 Commission action (Rule 914).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.15SECTION 385.915
     385.915 Off-the-record communications (Rule 915).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.16SECTION 385.916
     385.916 Withdrawal of petition for review (Rule 916).
18:1.0.1.21.86.9.47.17SECTION 385.917
     385.917 Sanctions (Rule 917).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Commission Review of Adjustment Request Denials
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.1SECTION 385.1001
     385.1001 Scope (Rule 1001).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.2SECTION 385.1002
     385.1002 Definitions (Rule 1002).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.3SECTION 385.1003
     385.1003 Request for nondisclosure of information (Rule 1003).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.4SECTION 385.1004
     385.1004 Commencement of proceedings (Rule 1004).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.5SECTION 385.1005
     385.1005 Replies (Rule 1005).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.6SECTION 385.1006
     385.1006 Request for hearing (Rule 1006).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.7SECTION 385.1007
     385.1007 Presiding officer (Rule 1007).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.8SECTION 385.1008
     385.1008 Hearings (Rule 1008).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.9SECTION 385.1009
     385.1009 Proof (Rule 1009).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.10SECTION 385.1010
     385.1010 Certification of the record (Rule 1010).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.11SECTION 385.1011
     385.1011 Final order (Rule 1011).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.12SECTION 385.1012
     385.1012 Off-the-record communications (Rule 1012).
18:1.0.1.21.86.10.47.13SECTION 385.1013
     385.1013 Attachments to pleadings (Rule 1013).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Petitions for Adjustments Under the NGPA
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.1SECTION 385.1101
     385.1101 Applicability (Rule 1101).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.2SECTION 385.1102
     385.1102 Definitions (Rule 1102).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.3SECTION 385.1103
     385.1103 Commencement of proceeding (Rule 1103).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.4SECTION 385.1104
     385.1104 Initial petition (Rule 1104).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.5SECTION 385.1105
     385.1105 Intervention (Rule 1105).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.6SECTION 385.1106
     385.1106 Other filings (Rule 1106).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.7SECTION 385.1107
     385.1107 Evaluations (Rule 1107).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.8SECTION 385.1108
     385.1108 Criteria (Rule 1108).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.9SECTION 385.1109
     385.1109 Orders (Rule 1109).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.10SECTION 385.1110
     385.1110 Review of initial decision and order for adjustment (Rule 1110).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.11SECTION 385.1111
     385.1111 Conferences (Rule 1111).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.12SECTION 385.1112
     385.1112 Requests for confidential treatment (Rule 1112).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.13SECTION 385.1113
     385.1113 Interim relief (Rule 1113).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.14SECTION 385.1114
     385.1114 Motions (Rule 1114).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.15SECTION 385.1115
     385.1115 Procedural rulings (Rule 1115).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.16SECTION 385.1116
     385.1116 Appeals (Rule 1116).
18:1.0.1.21.86.11.47.17SECTION 385.1117
     385.1117 Petition for adjustment treated as request for interpretation (Rule 1117).
18:1.0.1.21.86.12SUBPART L
Subpart L [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.21.86.13SUBPART M
Subpart M - Cooperative Procedure with State Commissions
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.1SECTION 385.1301
     385.1301 Policy (Rule 1301).
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.2SECTION 385.1302
     385.1302 Notice (Rule 1302).
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.3SECTION 385.1303
     385.1303 Conferences (Rule 1303).
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.4SECTION 385.1304
     385.1304 Procedure governing matters referred to a board (Rule 1304).
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.5SECTION 385.1305
     385.1305 Joint and concurrent hearings (Rule 1305).
18:1.0.1.21.86.13.47.6SECTION 385.1306
     385.1306 Intervention by State commissions (Rule 1306).
18:1.0.1.21.86.14SUBPART N
Subpart N - Oil Pipeline Proceedings
18:1.0.1.21.86.14.47.1SECTION 385.1401
     385.1401 Applicability (Rule 1401).
18:1.0.1.21.86.14.47.2SECTION 385.1402
     385.1402 Subscriber lists (Rule 1402).
18:1.0.1.21.86.14.47.3SECTION 385.1403
     385.1403 Petitions seeking institution of rulemaking proceedings (Rule 1404).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15SUBPART O
Subpart O - Procedures for the Assessment of Civil Penalties Under Section 31 of the Federal Power Act
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.1SECTION 385.1501
     385.1501 Scope (Rule 1501).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.2SECTION 385.1502
     385.1502 Persons subject to civil penalties (Rule 1502).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.3SECTION 385.1503
     385.1503 Actions subjecting persons to civil penalties (Rule 1503).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.4SECTION 385.1504
     385.1504 Maximum civil penalty (Rule 1504).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.5SECTION 385.1505
     385.1505 Determination of proposed penalty amount (Rule 1505).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.6SECTION 385.1506
     385.1506 Notice of proposed penalty (Rule 1506).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.7SECTION 385.1507
     385.1507 Election of procedures and answer (Rule 1507).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.8SECTION 385.1508
     385.1508 Commission administrative procedures (Rule 1508).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.9SECTION 385.1509
     385.1509 District court procedures (Rule 1509).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.10SECTION 385.1510
     385.1510 Modification of civil penalty (Rule 1510).
18:1.0.1.21.86.15.47.11SECTION 385.1511
     385.1511 Collection of civil penalties (Rule 1511).
18:1.0.1.21.86.16SUBPART P
Subpart P - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment
18:1.0.1.21.86.16.47.1SECTION 385.1601
     385.1601 Scope and purpose (Rule 1601).
18:1.0.1.21.86.16.47.2SECTION 385.1602
     385.1602 Civil penalties, as adjusted (Rule 1602).
18:1.0.1.21.86.17SUBPART Q
Subparts Q-R [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.21.86.18SUBPART S
Subpart S - Miscellaneous
18:1.0.1.21.86.18.47.1SECTION 385.1901
     385.1901 Interpretations and interpretative rules under the NGPA (Rule 1901).
18:1.0.1.21.86.18.47.2SECTION 385.1902
     385.1902 Appeals from action of staff (Rule 1902).
18:1.0.1.21.86.18.47.3SECTION 385.1903
     385.1903 Notice in rulemaking proceedings (Rule 1903).
18:1.0.1.21.86.18.47.4SECTION 385.1904
     385.1904 Copies of transcripts (Rule 1904).
18:1.0.1.21.86.18.47.5SECTION 385.1907
     385.1907 Reports of compliance (Rule 1907).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19SUBPART T
Subpart T - Formal Requirements for Filings in Proceedings Before the Commission
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.1SECTION 385.2001
     385.2001 Filings (Rule 2001).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.3SECTION 385.2002
     385.2002 Caption of filings (Rule 2002).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.4SECTION 385.2003
     385.2003 Specifications (Rule 2003).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.5SECTION 385.2004
     385.2004 Originals and copies of filings (Rule 2004).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.6SECTION 385.2005
     385.2005 Subscription and verification (Rule 2005).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.7SECTION 385.2006
     385.2006 Docket system (Rule 2006).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.8SECTION 385.2007
     385.2007 Time (Rule 2007).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.9SECTION 385.2008
     385.2008 Extensions of time (Rule 2008).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.10SECTION 385.2009
     385.2009 Notice (Rule 2009).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.11SECTION 385.2010
     385.2010 Service (Rule 2010).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.12SECTION 385.2011
     385.2011 Procedures for filing on electronic media (Rule 2011).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.13SECTION 385.2012
     385.2012 Petitions for review of Commission Orders (Rule 2012).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.14SECTION 385.2013
     385.2013 Notification of requests for Federal authorizations and requests for further information (Rule 2013).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.15SECTION 385.2014
     385.2014 Petitions for appeal or review of Federal authorizations (Rule 2014).
18:1.0.1.21.86.19.47.16SECTION 385.2015
     385.2015 Videotapes (Rule 2015).
18:1.0.1.21.86.20SUBPART U
Subpart U - Appearance and Practice Before the Commission
18:1.0.1.21.86.20.47.1SECTION 385.2101
     385.2101 Appearances (Rule 2101).
18:1.0.1.21.86.20.47.2SECTION 385.2102
     385.2102 Suspension (Rule 2102).
18:1.0.1.21.86.20.47.3SECTION 385.2103
     385.2103 Appearance of former employees (Rule 2103).
18:1.0.1.21.86.21SUBPART V
Subpart V - Off-the-Record Communications; Separation of Functions
18:1.0.1.21.86.21.47.1SECTION 385.2201
     385.2201 Rules governing off-the-record communications (Rule 2201).
18:1.0.1.21.86.21.47.2SECTION 385.2202
     385.2202 Separation of functions (Rule 2202).
18:1.0.1.21.87PART 388
PART 388 - INFORMATION AND REQUESTS
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.1SECTION 388.101
     388.101 Scope.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.2SECTION 388.102
     388.102 Notice of proceedings.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.3SECTION 388.103
     388.103 Notice and publication of decisions, rules, statements of policy, organization and operations.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.4SECTION 388.104
     388.104 Informal advice from Commission staff.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.5SECTION 388.105
     388.105 Procedures for press, television, radio, and photographic coverage.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.6SECTION 388.106
     388.106 Requests for Commission records available in the Public Reference Room and from the Commission's web site, http://www.ferc.gov.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.7SECTION 388.107
     388.107 Commission records exempt from public disclosure.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.8SECTION 388.108
     388.108 Requests for Commission records not available through the Public Reference Room (FOIA requests).
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.9SECTION 388.109
     388.109 Fees for record requests.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.10SECTION 388.110
     388.110 Procedure for appeal of denial of requests for Commission records not publicly available or not available through the Public Reference Room, denial of requests for fee waiver or reduction, and denial of requests for expedited processing.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.11SECTION 388.111
     388.111 Procedures in event of subpoena.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.12SECTION 388.112
     388.112 Requests for privileged treatment for documents submitted to the Commission.
18:1.0.1.21.87.0.47.13SECTION 388.113
     388.113 Critical Energy/Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII).
18:1.0.1.21.88PART 389
PART 389 - OMB CONTROL NUMBERS FOR COMMISSION INFORMATION COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
18:1.0.1.21.88.0.47.1SECTION 389.101
     389.101 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
18:1.0.1.21.89PART 390
PART 390 - ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
18:1.0.1.21.89.0.47.1SECTION 390.1
     390.1 Electronic registration.
18:1.0.1.21.89.0.47.2SECTION 390.2
     390.2 Activities requiring registration.
18:1.0.1.21.89.0.47.3SECTION 390.3
     390.3 Waiver applications.
18:1.0.1.21.89.0.47.4SECTION 390.4
     390.4 Exemptions.
18:1.0.1.21.90PART 391-399
PARTS 391-399 [RESERVED]