153.032 - Telephone and telegraph companies, distributable, local property, definitions.

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1.The term "distributable property" of a telephone and telegraph company shall include all real or tangible personal property which is used directly in transmitting messages, but not property used as a collateral facility nor property held for purposes other than those of a public utility.Such distributable property includes, but is not limited to:

(1)Central office equipment;

(2)Station apparatus and station connections;

(3)Large private branch exchanges;

(4)Poles, lines, cable, wire, and conduit, and easements and rights-of-way therefor;

(5)Microwave towers and sites;

(6)All buildings used predominantly for housing distributable equipment and land associated therewith;

(7)Any other equipment directly used in the provision of telephone or telegraph service.

2.The term "local property" of a telephone and telegraph company shall include all real and tangible personal property owned, used, leased or otherwise controlled by the telephone or telegraph company, not used directly in transmitting messages, and not defined in subsection 1 of this section as distributable property.Such local property includes, but is not limited to:

(1)Motor vehicles;

(2)Construction work in progress;

(3)Materials and supplies;

(4)Office furniture, office equipment, and office fixtures;

(5)Office buildings and land;

(6)Land held for future use;

(7)Buildings used predominantly to house local property and land;

(8)Workshops, warehouses, and land;

(9)Work equipment and other general equipment.

(L. 1986 H.B. 1022, et al.)

Effective 6-20-86