Texas

Public Utility Commission of Texas

(PUC)

services regulated
Electricity Telecommunications

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3
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DeAnn T. Walker

Unknown party
Chair | Appointed
512-936-7015
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Years of Service
Appointed By

Greg Abbott

Republican
Governor
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Brandy Marty Marquez

Republican
Appointed
512-936-7025
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Appointed By

James R. "Rick" Perry

Republican
Governor
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Arthur D'Andrea

Unknown party
Appointed
512-936-7005
Term Start
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Years of Service
Appointed By

Greg Abbott

Republican
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 6 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement None

Bipartisan Requirement

None

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "(a) To be eligible for appointment, a commissioner must be:...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "(a) To be eligible for appointment, a commissioner must be: (1) a qualified voter; (2) a citizen of the United States; and (3) a representative of the general public. (b) A person is not eligible for appointment as a commissioner if the person: (1) at any time during the two years preceding appointment: (A) personally served as an officer, director, owner, employee, partner, or legal representative of a public utility, affiliate, or direct competitor of a public utility; or (B) owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, stocks or bonds of any class with a value of $10,000 or more in a public utility, affiliate, or direct competitor of a public utility; or (2) is not qualified to serve under Section 12.151 [Registered Lobbyist], 12.152 [Conflict of Interest], or 12.153 [Trade Association]."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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