Substitute Senate Bill No. 1197

Public Act No. 99-13

An Act Concerning Energy Conservation Programs.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 16a-46 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall be responsible for the development and implementation of a residential energy conservation service program in accordance with the provisions of this section, sections 16a-46a, 16a-46b and 16a-46c and applicable federal law. Participants in the program shall provide or arrange for low cost energy audits. No participant under subdivision (1) or (3) of section 16a-45a may be required to provide such services outside its authorized service area or area of normal operation. The residential energy conservation service program shall terminate on July 1, [1999] 2002.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1999.

Approved May 12, 1999