Bill Summaries: H844 (2021)

  • Summary date: May 4 2021 - View summary

    Amends GS 62-110 (regulation of public utilities by Utility Commission) by doing the following:
    (1) Permitting lessors of single family dwellings, residential buildings, or multi-unit apartment complexes to charge occupants of the leased property for water and sewer services;
    (2) Permitting lessors to charge lessees for water/sewer services by equally dividing the water/sewer costs for a unit amongst the lessees in the unit, so long as a lessees bill is prorated when they do not occupy the leased property for the same number of days as other lessees;
    (3) Permitting lessors to charge administrative fees and late fees approved by the Utilities Commission when billing for water/sewer service by equally dividing the costs among lessees in the unit; and
    (4) Making conforming changes.
    Effective October 1, 2021.