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Notice Concerning the Publication of a Regulation

The Puerto Rico Energy Commission, pursuant to Act No. 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act, and pursuant to Act No. 170 of August 12, 1988, as amended, known as the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, has adopted the Regulation on the Ethical Behavior of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission Personnel and the Participation of Commissioners in Activities as Representatives of the Commission. This Regulation took effect on the date of its approval by virtue of Art. 6.20 of Act No. 57-2014, as amended, and Art. 2.13 of the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act.

The purpose of this Regulation is to establish the rules that shall define and govern, -together with the dispositions of Act No. 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act; Act No. 1-2012, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Government Ethics Act of 2011; the applicable regulations of the Puerto Rico Government Ethics Office; and the professional ethics rules that apply in each particular case,- the ethical behavior of the entire personnel of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, as well as the rules that shall regulate and establish the limits of the commissioners’ participation in activities in the name of, or as representatives of the Commission.

The text of this Regulation is available for public scrutiny at the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, located in the World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #702, Hato Rey, PR 00918. The working hours of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission are between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on business days. The Regulation will also be published along this Notice on the Commission’s Internet website, www.energia.pr.gov.

During a period of thirty (30) days, starting from the publication date of this Notice, any interested person shall be able to submit comments in writing or request an oral hearing concerning the aforementioned Regulation, along with those justifications that, according to the requesting party, merit an oral hearing, to the attention of Mr. Agustín F. Carbó Lugo, Esq., President, World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #400, Hato Rey, PR 00918, or by electronic mail at: comentarios@energia.pr.gov

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