SB463 (2020) Detail

Relative to aggregation of electric utility customers.


SB 463  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2882

08/10

 

SENATE BILL 463

 

AN ACT relative to aggregation of electric utility customers.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Energy and Natural Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill defines how certain payments of electric utility customers in municipal aggregations shall be applied.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2882

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to aggregation of electric utility customers.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Aggregation of Electric Customers; Regulation.  Amend RSA 53-E:4 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VII.  For the purposes of billing aggregated retail electricity customers under this chapter and through the consolidated billing function of a distribution utility, when a customer makes a payment for less than the full amount billed, such payment shall be applied as follows:

(a)  First to any outstanding customer loans or deposit obligations with the utility;

(b)  Next to any utility current payment arrangement obligations;

(c)  Next to any utility budget billing arrangement obligations;

(d)  Next to the aged accounts receivable of any utility and aggregator or competitive electricity supplier serving an aggregation, in proportion to the balance due on such aged accounts receivable;

(e)  Next to the current charges of any utility and aggregator or competitive electricity supplier serving an aggregation, in proportion to the balance due on such current charges; and

(f)  Finally, to any other charges due on the utility bill as may be provided by utility tariffs.  

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

Links

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SB463 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 10, 2020 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB463 Revision: 7660 Date: Dec. 20, 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Docket


June 16, 2020: No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8


June 16, 2020: Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8


March 10, 2020: Hearing: 03/10/2020, Room 103, SH, 09:40 am; SC 10


Jan. 8, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 1