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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/5/2018 House - Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 491
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/11/2017 House • Filed
12/20/2017 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 84
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 84
1/22/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/24/18, 8:00 am, Webster Hall -- Workshopped
1/25/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/29/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/29/2018 House • CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -HJ 484
2/1/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 481
2/5/2018 House • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 491