Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/23/2006, Docket: RP06-604-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 135 Second Revised Sheet No. 135 : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 135
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
21. GAS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (GRI) VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION MECHANISM
Gas Research Institute (GRI), an Illinois not for profit corporation, has been
organized for the purpose of sponsoring Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D)
programs in the field of natural and manufactured gas for the purpose of assisting all
segments of the gas industry in providing adequate, reliable, safe, economic and
environmentally acceptable gas service for the benefit of gas consumers and the
21.2 Voluntary Contribution Mechanism.
For the purpose of funding GRI's endeavors, Shippers may voluntarily choose to
contribute to GRI programs through a "check-the-box" mechanism on Shipper invoices.
The "check-the-box" mechanism will permit Shippers to specify the level of
contribution and the project(s) or project area(s) to be funded at the time of the
Shipper's contribution payment. Transporter shall serve as voluntary collection
agent for such collections and amounts collected pursuant to the "check-the-box"
mechanism will not be considered part of pipeline rates.
21.3 Remittance to GRI
Transporter shall remit to GRI, not later than fifteen (15) days after the
receipt thereof, all monies received by virtue of the Voluntary Contribution
Mechanism, less any amounts properly payable to a Federal, State or Local authority
relating to the monies received hereunder. Transporter shall indicate to the GRI the
amounts applicable to specified project(s) and project area(s), if so indicated by
21.4 Payment by Shipper
Shipper's voluntary GRI contribution shall be due and payable with the bill for the
month Shipper has chosen to contribute.