SECTION 1. Section 1F of chapter 164 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new paragraph:-
(10) The Department shall promulgate regulations requiring distribution companies to make individual building energy use history available to the general public. The regulations shall provide for an opt-out provision for any account owner who wishes to keep their energy use private. The regulations shall further provide that all financial information, including dollar amount of bills, payment schedules or missed payments, or account balance shall not be disclosed.
SECTION 2. The Department shall promulgate these regulations within 180 days.
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