HB643 (2011) Detail

Relative to propane sales.


HB 643 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

11-0902

08/01

HOUSE BILL 643

AN ACT relative to propane sales.

SPONSORS: Rep. Emerson, Ches 7; Rep. McDonnell, Merr 7; Rep. J. Johnson, Ches 6; Rep. D. Reed, Merr 2; Sen. Barnes, Jr., Dist 17; Sen. Boutin, Dist 16

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill makes it a violation to charge a higher price or surcharge on propane to low-volume customers.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11-0902

08/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT relative to propane sales.

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

1 New Subdivision; Sale of Propane. Amend RSA 339-B by inserting after section 16 the following new subdivision:

Sale of Propane

339-B:17 Sale of Propane.

I. No propane dealer shall charge a higher price per gallon or tank to low-volume customers.

II. No propane dealer shall charge a penalty surcharge to low-volume customers.

III. For the purposes of this subdivision, “low-volume customer” means a customer requiring no more than 3 tanks of propane per week.

339-B:18 Penalty. Any person, firm or corporation, or any officer, agent, servant or employee thereof, who violates the provisions of this subdivision shall be guilty of a violation if a natural person, or guilty of a misdemeanor if any other person.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2012.

Links

HB643 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB643 Revision: 19650 Date: Jan. 28, 2011, midnight

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