2011 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carr, Braveboy, Gutierrez, Kramer, B. Robinson, and Stocksdale
Electricity Suppliers - Residential Supply Contracts - Consumer Protections


Prohibiting automatic renewal clauses in residential electricity supply contracts under specified circumstances; providing that an early termination fee or penalty imposed under a residential supply contract must decrease by an equal amount each month; prohibiting an electricity supplier from refusing to provide service to a person because the person previously canceled a residential supply contract; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utilities
( 1-101 , 7-507 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters