Idaho

Idaho Public Utilities Commission

(PUC)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Gas Pipelines and Safety Rail Telecommunications Water

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3

Eric Anderson

Republican
President | Appointed
208-334-0300
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

C.L. "Butch" Otter

Republican
Governor

John Chatburn

Republican
Commissioner | Appointed
(208) 334-0300
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Brad Little

Republican
Governor

John Hammond

Commissioner | Appointed
208-334-0300
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Brad Little

Republican
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 6 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.

Bipartisan Requirement

No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Each commissioner shall be a qualified elector of this state,...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Each commissioner shall be a qualified elector of this state, and no person while in the employ of or holding any official relation to any corporation or person, which said corporation or person is subject in whole or in part to regulation by the commission, and no person owning stocks or bonds of any such corporation or who is in any manner pecuniarily interested therein shall be appointed to or hold the office of commissioner or be appointed or employed by the commission: provided, that if such person shall become the owner of such stocks or bonds or become pecuniarily interested in such corporation otherwise than voluntarily, he shall within a reasonable time divest himself of such ownership or interest; failing to do so, his office or employment shall become vacant...".

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority