Public Utility Control, Department of
Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 16-2
1854, Chapter LXXIV (Public Acts)
Rail Road Commissioners established
1855, Chapter XCIV (Public Acts)
General Railroad Commissioners established
1875 Annual Report
Now referred to as the Board of Railroad Commissioners
1911, Chapter 128 (Public Acts)
Public Utilities Commission established to succeed the Board of Railroad Commissioners
1975, December 1, Public Act 75-486
Created the Public Utilities Control Authority from the former Public Utilities Commission
1979, January 1, Public Act 71-614
Placed the former Public Utilities Control Authority a in the newly created Department of Business Regulation; renamed the Division of Public Utility Control
1980, July 1, Public Act 80-482
Eliminated the Department of Business Regulation; Division of Public Utility Control became an independent department called the Department of Public Utility Control
2011, July 1, Public Act 11-80
Eliminated; all functions moved to the new Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
History of the agency at the Department of Public Utility Control website
Archived Department of Public Utility Control website as harvested by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archive
Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:
Connecticut. Railroad Commissioners.
Connecticut. General Railroad Commissioners.
Connecticut. Board of Railroad Commissioners.
Connecticut. Public Utilities Commission.
Connecticut. Public Utilities Control Authority.
Connecticut. Division of Public Utility Control.
Connecticut. Dept. of Public Utility Control.
Annual Reports are located in:
[CSL Call Number ConnDoc P962r]
Public Documents of the State of Connecticut. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc G25m]
Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-, online version
State Archives Record Groups: RG 041, RG 089 (Dept. of Transportation)
List of Heads
For Commission members prior to 1911, please see the Register & Manual.
Years of Service
|Richard Thomas Higgins||1911-Sept. 16, 1934|
|Edwy Lycurgus Taylor||1934-1935|
|Joseph Wright Alsop||1936|
|Alvan Waldo Hyde||1937|
|Edwy Lycurgus Taylor||1938|
|Joseph Wright Alsop||1939-1941|
|Joseph Patrick O'Connell||1942|
|Clyde Olin Fisher||1943|
|Joseph Patrick O'Connell||1944|
|Eugene Stanislaus Loughlin||1945-1970|
|Howard Edward Hausman||1971-1975|
|Albert J. Kleban||1975-1978|
|Miriam B. Butterworth||1979|
|John T. Downey||1979-1980|
|Thomas H. Fitzpatrick||1980-1983|
|John T. Downey||1983-1987|
|Peter G. Boucher||1987-1991|
|Michael J. Kenney||1991|
|Clifton A. Leonhardt||1991-1992|
|Reginald J. Smith||1992-1996|
|Donald W. Downes||1996-2009|
|Kevin M. DelGobbo||2009-2011|
|Christopher S. Wood||1988-1990|
|Deborah K. Flannagan||1994-1996|
|William J. Palomba||2001-2011|