House Bill #5694 (2019)
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Requires an electric utility to bury power lines in the event of a residential power outage lasting ninety-six (96) consecutive hours or more, unless the outage was caused by the resident.
View full text
View status on official RI website
Subscribe to email updates
2019-02-27: Introduced, referred to House Corporations
2019-03-08: Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/12/2019)
2019-03-12: Committee recommended measure be held for further study
RIBIT does not have any votes for this legislation yet.
(Vote tracking on RIBIT is still a work-in-progress, so make sure to check the
official RI website, too!)