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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, Aumann, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Fisher, Gutierrez, Hayes, C. Howard, Impallaria, Kittleman, McConkey, McDonough, McMillan, Metzgar, Otto, Parrott, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Saab, Simonaire, Smith, Sophocleus, Vallario, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0009
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Public Health
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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