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66-1403. Showing required for fixing or charging rates. In ascertaining the reasonableness of a rate or charge to be made by a public utility, no charge for services rendered by a holding or affiliated company, or charge for material or commodity furnished or purchased from a holding or affiliated company, shall be given consideration in determining a reasonable rate or charge unless there be a showing made by the utility affected by the rate or charge as to the actual cost to the holding or affiliated company furnishing such service and material or commodity. Such showing shall consist of an itemized statement furnished by the utility setting out in detail the various items, cost for services rendered and material or commodity furnished by the holding or affiliated company.

History: L. 1931, ch. 239, ยง 3; March 9.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Assessment of costs against utility, see chapter 66, article 15.


1. Purpose, application and requirements of section determined in construing statute. Southwestern Bell Tel. Co. v. State Corporation Comm., 169 Kan. 457, 460, 461, 462, 463, 466, 468, 471, 472, 473, 474, 219 P.2d 361.

2. Injunction enjoining commission from interfering with collection of increased telephone rates improperly granted. Southwestern Bell Tel. Co., v. State Corporation Commission, 169 Kan. 509, 510, 512, 513, 514, 515, 219 P.2d 377.

3. Burden on utility to establish proper expense allocations. Wichita Gas Co. v. Public Service Comm., 2 F. Supp. 792.

4. Invalid preliminary orders of commission cannot be enjoined. State Corporation Comm. v. Wichita Gas Co., 290 U.S. 561, 54 S. Ct. 321, 323, 78 L.Ed. 500.

5. No presumption of reasonableness of payments made by the utility under this statute. Southwestern Bell Tel. Co. v. Kansas Corporation Commission, 4 Kan. App. 2d 44, 47, 48, 49, 55, 602 P.2d 131.

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