Amendment #2, as changed to H.3873

Gas Shut Off Valves

Mr. Mark of Peru move that the bill be amended Mr. Mark of Peru moves to further amend amendment 2 to House bill 3873 by striking out the amendment in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following amendment:-

Mr. Mark of Peru moves to amend the bill in line 38, by inserting after the word “leaks.” The following sentence: -

The gas company shall be responsible for ensuring the rotation, and if necessary, the accessibility of any gate boxes in the project area.

And moves to further amend the bill by inserting after section 2 the following section:-

Section 2A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of public utilities shall open an investigation into gas operator compliance with the directives set forth in its Order D.T.E./D.P.U. 06-48-A. The Department shall complete its investigation and submit its findings to the joint committee on telecommunications, utilities and energy not later than June 1, 2015.