An Act To Provide Transparency in Electricity Pricing for Maine Ratepayers
Sec. 1. 35-A MRSA §102, sub-§24 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 35-A MRSA §116, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2007, c. 16, §2, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 35-A MRSA §116, sub-§8, ¶A, as amended by PL 1997, c. 424, Pt. B, §5, is further amended to read:
Sec. 4. 35-A MRSA §315 is enacted to read:
§ 315. Transparency in electricity rates and assessments
This bill provides pricing transparency to electricity ratepayers to show the total financial impact to ratepayers from electricity supply, transmission and delivery and state and federal government assessments. It requires the Public Utilities Commission and the Public Advocate to submit their budget recommendations as part of the unified current services budget legislation using a zero-based budgeting process.