126.96.36.199 Continuing Utility Control Statements
Utility control statements are contained in columns 1 through 71. A statement that exceeds 71 characters must be continued on one or more additional records. A nonblank character must be placed in column 72 to indicate continuation.
Exception: Some utilities allow exceptions to this rule. In those cases, a utility statement can be interrupted either in column 71 or after any comma.
The continued portion of the utility control statement must begin in column 16 of the following record.