2011 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Community Action Partnership of Oregon)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to utility bill assistance for low-income families; and declaring an emergency.|
Requires electric companies to collect additional $5 million per year for low-income electric bill payment assistance if certain conditions are met, for maximum period of two years.
Directs Public Utility Commission to prepare report for Legislative Assembly on methods to increase heating and energy bill assistance for low-income families.] Sunsets on date of convening of 2013 regular session of Legislative Assembly.] Requires Housing and Community Services Department to maintain records for low-income electric bill payment assistance program. Requires department to investigate alternative delivery models to reduce electricity service disconnections. Requires appointment of electric company and Citizens' Utility Board representatives to advisory committee on energy. Sunsets provision for collection of additional moneys for low-income electric bill payment assistance on January 2, 2014. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 566|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|