Bill Summary for H 457 (2011-2012)
Jun 8 2011
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PROVIDING THAT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO OVERSIGHT BY THE UTILITIES COMMISSION AS TO RATES AND SERVICE AND THAT THE UTILITIES COMMISSION PUBLIC STAFF SHALL SERVE AS AN ADVOCATE FOR MUNICIPAL CUSTOMERS IN RATE AND SERVICE CASES.Intro. by Farmer-Butterfield.
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Replaces original bill with AN ACT PROVIDING THAT THE EASTERN JOINT MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING PRIOR TO CHANGING RATES AND THE MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES THAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE EASTERN POWER AGENCY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE CHANGING ELECTRIC RATES. Amends GS 159B-17 as title indicates. Applies to all rates, fees, or charges for electric service provided by the NC Eastern Municipal Power Agency or by a member city or town on or after October 1, 2011.