GLOBAL CONSENT TO EMAIL SERVICE

 

What is Global Consent to Email Service?


Several years ago, the Commission created a process for Consent to Email Service, to allow each party to a case (or interested person in a rulemaking or generic case) to choose to receive service of all filings in the case by email, at a designated email address, rather than by U.S. mail or personal service. (More information about Consent to Email Service is available here.) Until now, the process for Consent to Email Service has been docket specific, requiring that a person involved in multiple cases before the Commission file a Consent to Email Service in each docket in order to receive email service for each case.


Global Consent to Email Service changes that. Global Consent to Email Service will allow a person who is (or may become) included on the service lists for multiple Commission cases to designate that the person desires to receive service by email for all existing cases in which the person is on the service list and all future cases in which the person will be on the service list. A person's Global Consent to Email Service, once it is approved, will make it unnecessary for the person to file any additional Consents to Email Service. When the person becomes involved in a new docket in the future, the system will recognize that the person has an approved Global Consent to Email Service, and the person will automatically be opted in to receive email service.


If you are not a party to any docket, and you are not included on the service list for any rulemaking or generic docket, you will not benefit from completing a Global Consent to Email Service. Instead, you can best stay informed of the filings made in the Commission cases in which you are interested by following the dockets for those cases. See How to Follow a Docket.


How Do I Complete a Global Consent to Email Service?


  1. To sign up for Global Consent to Email Service, you must have an AZCC Portal Account. If you do not yet have an AZCC Portal Account, go to https://efiling.azcc.gov/login, click on "Register," and complete the registration process.
  2. Sign into your AZCC Portal Account at https://efiling.azcc.gov/login.
  3. Click on the "Sign Up for Service by Email" box.
  4. Fill in the contact information fields, including the email address at which you desire to receive all future service in Commission cases. This is your "designated email address." Make sure that this is a valid and active email address to which you have regular and reliable access.
  5. Read the information about accepting electronic notification as legal service, and check the box if you accept electronic service, at your designated email address, as legal service in any Commission proceeding in which you are now a party or become a party in the future. (This will also apply to rulemaking and generic proceedings in which you are or may become involved as an interested person.)
  6. Click on "Sign up."
  7. A green window will pop up stating that your Consent has been submitted.
  8. You will receive an email from "ACC eFiling Registration" stating that your request has been received and is currently under review. (Your Global Consent to Email Service is not active until it has been approved; during the review period, you will continue to receive service as you were receiving it before you submitted your request.)
  9. When your Global Consent to Email Service is approved, you will receive an email from "ACC eFiling Registration" stating that your Service by Email request has been accepted.
  10. You will receive an email, at your designated email address, whenever a filing is made in any docket in which you are on the service list.

Remember: It is your responsibility to ensure that your designated email address is kept current. If you need to change your designated email address in the future, you must use the "Sign Up for Service by Email" application on the AZCC Portal. If you edit your email address only within your AZCC Portal account profile, your email address for service will not be changed.