HB123 (2011) Detail

Prohibiting an electric utility from disconnecting service from a residence or building in which a person is using life-sustaining medical equipment.


HB 123 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

11-0865

06/05

HOUSE BILL 123

AN ACT prohibiting an electric utility from disconnecting service from a residence or building in which a person is using life-sustaining medical equipment.

SPONSORS: Rep. S. Lindsey, Ches 3

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits an electric utility from disconnecting service from a residence or building in which a person is using life-sustaining medical equipment.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11-0865

06/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT prohibiting an electric utility from disconnecting service from a residence or building in which a person is using life-sustaining medical equipment.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Life-Sustaining Medical Equipment. Amend RSA 363-B by inserting after section 3 the following new section:

363-B:4 Life-Sustaining Medical Equipment.

I. No public electric utility shall disconnect electricity to residences or buildings in which any person is using life-sustaining medical equipment.

II. Any electric utility that provides electricity to a residence or building in which any person uses life-sustaining medical equipment shall post a sign outside such residence or building stating that such equipment is in use.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB123 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB123 Revision: 17998 Date: Jan. 4, 2011, midnight

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