2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 185
Natural Gas; discontinuing service to persons age 65 or disabled; prohibit during winter heating season
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 marketer shall be prohibited from discontinuing service to persons 65 years of age or older or to persons with physical or mental disabilities for nonpayment of bills during any winter heating season and the 30 days immediately following such winter heating season; to provide an exception; to provide that prior to August 1, 2003, a marketer shall file with the commission the price per therm to be charged to retail customers which price shall not be increased more than $.50 during any three-year period; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/27/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2003 - Senate Hopper