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2018 Regular Session



Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer Rights

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass


In the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a utility company to give prior written notice to certain customers prior to deploying smart meters throughout all or a portion of the utility company's service territory; prohibiting a utility company from imposing any additional fee or charge on a certain customer that refuses installation of a smart meter or requests removal of a smart meter; requiring the Public Service Commission and the Maryland Department of Health to make certain reports regarding smart meters; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Glass, Carr, Conaway, Hornberger, Malone, McComas, McDonough, McMillan, Metzgar, Parrott, Robinson, and Vogt
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1406 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Sou; Fuel; Power Plants
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities

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February 14, 2018 2:19 P.M.