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House Bill 1034


House Bill 1034

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Utility service during the heating season. Prohibits an electric or gas utility from terminating residential service during the heating season if the customer is eligible for and has applied for emergency energy assistance. Requires a utility to comply with notice requirements before terminating service during the heating season to a residential customer whose account is delinquent. Requires a utility to offer a residential customer a deferred payment plan for past due amounts and a level payment plan for past due and future charges. Prohibits a utility from terminating service during the heating season if a customer has entered into a deferred payment plan and has not defaulted on the plan. Allows a utility to terminate service not earlier than 14 days after providing the notice of termination required during the heating season, if the customer has not entered into a deferred or level payment plan with the utility or provided evidence that the customer has applied for emergency energy assistance.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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