BILL NO. 44
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Private Member's Bill
Public Utilities Act
First Reading: July 7, 2006
This Bill amends the Public Utilities Act to allow the Utility and Review Board to approve the charging by a public utility of different tolls, rates and charges for residential customers or classes of residential customers based on their financial income.
An Act to Amend Chapter 380
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Public Utilities Act
1 Section 67 of Chapter 380 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Public Utilities Act, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following subsection:
(1A) Notwithstanding subsection (1) the Board may approve a schedule of tolls, rates and charges for a service by a public utility that provides for different tolls, rates and charges for residential customers or classes of residential customers in relation to the financial income of those customers.
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