CS/HB 971: Interruption of Services
GENERAL BILL by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Fine
Interruption of Services; Prohibits municipality or private company from charging for garbage pick-up services under certain circumstances; requires municipality or private company to issue credit or refund; requires payment of fine if credit or refund is not issued within specified period; prohibits telecommunications companies and cable & video service providers from charging for certain service interruptions or disconnections; requires such entities to issue credit or refund; requires regulatory entity to impose fine if credit or refund is not given within specified period.
Last Action: 2/5/2018 House - Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 491
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 84
• Introduced -HJ 84
• On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/24/18, 8:00 am, Webster Hall -- Workshopped
• On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/29/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -HJ 484
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 481
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 491
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