Bill Details - HB318 (2019)

HB 318 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0538

10/03

 

HOUSE BILL 318

 

AN ACT relative to electric utility customer information about devices to defray electricity costs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Mann, Ches. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires electric utilities to inform their customers about inexpensive devices that are available to defray the cost of the systems benefits charge and other elements of electric rates that the utilities use to fund energy efficiency programs.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0538

10/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to electric utility customer information about devices to defray electricity costs.

 

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

 

1  Electric Utility Restructuring; Policy Principles.  Amend RSA 374-F:3, X to read as follows:

X.  Energy Efficiency.  Restructuring should be designed to reduce market barriers to investments in energy efficiency and provide incentives for appropriate demand-side management and not reduce cost-effective customer conservation.  Utility sponsored energy efficiency programs should target cost-effective opportunities that may otherwise be lost due to market barriers.  Utilities' energy efficiency programs shall inform their customers about inexpensive devices that are available to defray the cost of the systems benefits charge and other elements of electric rates that the utilities use to fund the energy efficiency programs.  Such devices shall include, but need not be limited to, LED lamps (bulbs) and low-cost programmable thermostats.  Utilities' programs may optionally make such devices available at cost through programs such as NHsaves.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 2 P. 45
Feb. 5, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/05/2019 01:30 pm LOB 304
Feb. 13, 2019 Executive Session: 02/13/2019 10:00 am LOB 304
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/27/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 13 P. 13
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/27/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB318 Revision: 4525 Date: Dec. 31, 2018, 9:55 a.m.