Raised S.B. No. 175
Session Year 2020


AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRICITY SHUTOFF NOTIFICATIONS.

To (1) broaden the notice requirements prior to termination of utility service to include electronic mail, text message, and phone calls, (2) require gas and electric distribution companies to report the aggregate number of utility service terminations, disconnections and reconnections, and (3) require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to examine the termination practices of the gas and electric distribution companies and report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy.