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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 217
Natural Gas Marketers; pricing, billing, meter reading practices; emergency directives; customer disputes; assist low-income persons
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First Reader Summary
A bill to be entitled an Act to amend Article 5 of Chapter 4 of Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., known as the "Natural Gas Competition and Deregulation Act," so as to provide that a retail customer shall be authorized to change marketers at least once a year without incurring any service charge relating to such change to an alternative marketer; to require the Public Service Commission to have published at least quarterly in newspapers throughout the state a summary of the price per therm and any other amounts charged to retail customers by each marketer operating in this state and any additional information which the commission deems appropriate to assist customers in making decisions regarding choice of a marketer; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/01/2001 - Act 369
May/01/2001 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/28/2001 - Effective Date
Apr/05/2001 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/13/2001 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/13/2001 - House Third Readers
Mar/07/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/01/2001 - House 2nd Read Engrossed Prevailed
Mar/01/2001 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2001 - House Notice of Motion to Engross
Feb/27/2001 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Third Read
Feb/22/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/21/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/20/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2001 - Senate Hopper
3/01/01 Ordered Engrossed in House
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