Terms Used In Texas Utilities Code 32.002

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

Except as otherwise provided by this title, this subtitle does not authorize the commission to:
(1) regulate or supervise a rate or service of a municipally owned utility; or
(2) affect the jurisdiction, power, or duty of a municipality exercising exclusive original jurisdiction in that municipality’s regulation and supervision of an electric utility in the municipality.