Legislature Overrides Veto of Bill Holding Utility Shareholders - Not Customers - Responsible for Investigation Costs
- Jul 11, 2018 1:21 pm GMT
"With our unanimous vote in the House and the strong vote in the
Under the previous law, if
The law - the product of extensive negotiations between Berry and his colleagues - would also allow the PUC to establish random independent audits of an electric utility's entire billing system, including meters. At present, the utility checks the accuracy of its own meters. This is a sharp contrast to gas pumps, which are independently regulated by the state's
When the committee first considered the law change in April, all six
Throughout the year, the committee had held extensive public hearings, work sessions and discussions on the electric utilities' response to the
The law is a rewrite of LD 1729 and is now called "An Act To Restore Confidence In Utility Billing Systems."
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