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