SENATE BILL 6355
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2002 Regular Session
By Senators Regala, Poulsen, Finkbeiner, Franklin, Morton, Deccio, Fraser and Kline
Read first time 01/16/2002. Referred to Committee on Environment, Energy & Water.
AN ACT Relating to expanding the authority to request the utilities and transportation commission to approve low-income discounts for electric or gas services; and amending RCW 80.28.068.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 80.28.068 and 1999 c 62 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
Upon request by an electrical or gas company, or the attorney general, the commission may approve rates, charges, services, and/or physical facilities at a discount for low-income senior customers and low-income customers. Expenses and lost revenues as a result of these discounts shall be included in the company's cost of service and recovered in rates to other customers.
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