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Article - Public Utilities




§16–101.

    (a)    In this division the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Commission” means the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

    (c)    “Commissioner” means a member of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

    (d)    “County” means a county of the State or Baltimore City.

    (e)    “Hookup” means a connection between the plumbing on the owner’s property and the Commission service connection.

    (f)    “Municipality” means a municipal corporation that is organized under Article XI–E of the Maryland Constitution.

    (g)    “Person” means an individual, receiver, trustee, guardian, personal representative, fiduciary, or representative of any kind and any partnership, firm, association, corporation, or other entity.

    (h)    “Public roadway” means any State, county, or municipal street, road, alley, or highway.

    (i)    (1)    “Sanitary district” means the Washington Suburban Sanitary District, as described in Chapter 805 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 1981.

        (2)    “Sanitary district” does not include any special exemption provided for by law.

    (j)    “Service connection” means a lateral service line that is constructed by the Commission from a Commission water or sewer main to a property line.

    (k)    (1)    Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, “state” means:

            (i)    a state, possession, territory, or commonwealth of the United States; or

            (ii)    the District of Columbia.

        (2)    When capitalized, “State” means Maryland.