Disaster or emergency; disconnection prohibitions for certain utilities. (HB841)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Disaster or emergency; disconnection prohibitions for certain utilities. Prohibits electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities from disconnecting service to a residential customer for nonpayment of bills or fees during a declared state of emergency, emergency, major disaster, disaster, resource shortage, or local emergency, as those terms are defined in the Code. The prohibition lasts for 60 days after the state of emergency, emergency, major disaster, disaster, resource shortage, or local emergency has ended or state or local officials determine that the prohibition need no longer be in place. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103260D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/24/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB841)
02/04/2022Stricken from docket by Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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