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House Bill 1779


House Bill 1779

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1779 (Updated February 27, 2001 5:24 PM - DI 84)


Deputy consumer counselors. Creates the positions of deputy consumer counselor for small business and deputy consumer counselor for senior citizens within the office of utility consumer counselor. Provides that the governor shall appoint each deputy consumer counselor for a term of four years. Provides that the deputy consumer counselor for small business is responsible for the following: (1) Representing the interests of small business utility customers in Indiana. (2) Educating small business utility customers about the functions and duties of the deputy consumer counselor for small business. (3) Soliciting the opinions, comments, and needs of small business utility customers. (4) Educating small business utility customers about utility conservation matters. (5) Notifying small business utility customers about proceedings affecting or potentially affecting small business utility customers. (6) Maintaining a telephone hotline for inquiries, comments, and suggestions from small business utility customers. Provides that the deputy consumer counselor for senior citizens is responsible for the following: (1) Representing the interests of senior citizen utility customers in Indiana. (2) Educating senior citizen utility customers about the functions and duties of the deputy consumer counselor for senior citizens. (3) Soliciting the opinions, comments, and needs of senior citizen utility customers. (4) Educating senior citizen utility customers about utility conservation matters. (5) Notifying senior citizen utility customers about proceedings affecting or potentially affecting senior citizen utility customers. (6) Maintaining a telephone hotline for inquiries, comments, and suggestions from senior citizen utility customers.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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