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Gas and Electricity - Smart Meters - Customer Rights and Required Reports

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Requiring a utility company to give specified written notice to specified 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 specified customer who refuses installation of a smart meter or requests removal of a smart meter; requiring the Public Service Commission and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make specified reports regarding smart meters; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Glass, Angel, Carr, Carter, Gutierrez, Malone, McKay, McMillan, Morales, Morgan, Oaks, Parrott, Rey, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Shoemaker, Smith, Sophocleus, and Vogt
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0516 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
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 Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities

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