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PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 1092
PRINTER'S NO. 1104
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
791
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY PITTMAN, SCAVELLO, MUTH, FOLMER, PHILLIPS-HILL,
MARTIN, VOGEL, SCHWANK, BAKER, HUTCHINSON, STEFANO, K. WARD,
J. WARD AND DINNIMAN, JULY 8, 2019
REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE,
JULY 8, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility
industry, further providing for duties of electric
distribution companies.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 2807(f)(2)(iii) of Title 66 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
ยง 2807. Duties of electric distribution companies.
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(f) Smart meter technology and time of use rates.--
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(2) Electric distribution companies shall furnish smart
meter technology as follows:
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(iii) In accordance with a depreciation schedule not
to exceed 15 years. Customers may opt out of receiving
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smart meter technology under this subparagraph by
notifying, in writing, the electric distribution company.
The following shall apply:
(A) The electric distribution company shall
provide an opt-out form to consumers upon request and
may provide a method for consumers to opt out
electronically through the electric distribution
company's publicly accessible Internet website.
(B) The commission shall create and regulate a
surcharge for consumers who elect to opt out of
receiving smart meter technology under this
subparagraph. The surcharge may include a one-time
fee and a monthly fee reflective of the actual costs
incurred by an electric distribution company to
install, read, maintain or service the meters of
customers who elect to opt out.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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