OFA Bill Analysis

sHB 5445

AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS UNDER THE CONNECTICUT ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

SUMMARY:

The bill allows certain Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) recipients to receive a matching payment for a supplemental energy assistance benefit. The bill specifies that the matching payment be funded through the normal rate-making procedures of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) for a gas company and through the systems benefits charge for an electric distribution company.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon Passage

COMMITTEE ACTION

Appropriations Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

38

Nay

17

(04/03/2012)