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Bill InformationEdit

Title: An ACT relating to the disconnection of utility services.

Sponsor: Rep. Kevin Sinnette

Date Introduced: 23 February 2016


What Does It Do?Edit

HB464 establishes protections against utility service shutoffs through the Publice Service Commission. If financial hardship for the customer exists, it requires the company to notify the customer of a shutoff date in person and for repayments to be made through a reasonable schedule, among other measures. Additionally, it prevents added charges and fees for reconnection.


What Are the Politics?Edit

This is largely a Democratic leaning bill.


Major Changes During ProcessEdit

None

Media Coverage Edit

None

Final ResolutionEdit

House Bill 464 died, never making it out of committee.