OLR Bill Analysis

SB 449

AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL WATER RATES.

SUMMARY:

This bill requires a municipal legislative body from a town with a population of more than 70,000 that has both a municipal water utility and a municipal electric utility (i. e. , Norwalk) to get approval from the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority before increasing its municipal water utility's rates or charges more than 10%.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2012

COMMITTEE ACTION

Energy and Technology Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

21

Nay

0

(03/28/2012)