MD HB1601 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a gas company or an electric company from imposing a certain deposit requirement on customers who are at least 65 years old and have an annual income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level; prohibiting a gas company or an electric company from terminating certain service for failure to pay all or part of a deposit under certain circumstances; and providing for the application of the Act.

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Gas and Electric Companies - Deposit Charges



2020-02-14HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Utilities7305(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Utilities7307(n/a)See Bill Text

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