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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2914         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2918

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Cantwell

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act regulating retail access to sellers of renewable energy generation attributes.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2914        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2918

By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2918) of James M. Cantwell relative to regulating retail access to sellers of renewable energy generation attributes.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regulating retail access to sellers of renewable energy generation attributes.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  The department of public utilities shall approve or modify the plans required for submission by the electric distribution companies in accordance with section 86 of chapter 169 of the acts of 2008, not later than 60 days after the effective date of this act.

              SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, no municipality or group of municipalities aggregating the electrical load of interested electricity consumers within its boundaries pursuant to section 134(a) of chapter 164 of the General Laws is authorized to automatically enroll a consumer that has elected to enhance or augment its electric service with a renewable energy generation attribute product that is charged to such consumer by licensed suppliers, including energy brokers, as defined in section 1 of said chapter 164, on the consumer’s electric bill from the distribution company.

              SECTION3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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