PRINTER'S NO. 1043
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY REESE, BLOOM, R. BROWN, V. BROWN, CAUSER, DAY, DUNBAR, EMRICK, EVANKOVICH, EVERETT, GABLER, GROVE, C. HARRIS, KAUFFMAN, F. KELLER, LAWRENCE, MALONEY, MARSHALL, METCALFE, METZGAR, MOUL, MUSTIO, O'NEILL, PETRARCA, SACCONE, SONNEY, SWANGER, TAYLOR, WHITE, ROCK AND BENNINGHOFF, MARCH 11, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS, MARCH 11, 2013
8§ 2807. Duties of electric distribution companies.
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10(f) Smart meter technology and time of use rates.--
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4(A) The electric distribution company shall
5provide an opt-out form to consumers upon request and
6may provide a method for consumers to opt out
7electronically through the electric distribution
8company's Internet website.
9(B) The commission shall create and regulate a
10surcharge for consumers who elect to opt out of
11receiving smart meter technology under this
12subparagraph. The surcharge may include a one-time
13fee and a monthly fee reflective of the actual costs
14incurred by an electric distribution company to
15install, read, maintain or service the meters of
16customers who elect to opt out.
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18Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.