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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 124F: Shutting off service during financial hardship

Section 124F. No gas or electric company shall between November fifteenth and March fifteenth shut off gas or electric service to any residential customer who cannot pay an overdue charge because of financial hardship, when such gas or electric service is used to provide heat or to operate the heating system of the customer's unit or building. The department may promulgate such rules and regulations consistent with this section as it deems reasonable and necessary to implement the provision of this section.