CFC strongly supports the Shutoff Reduction Act (SB 598)

Utilities frequently use disconnection as a debt collection strategy when customers can’t pay their bills. The results are often a worsening of medical conditions, reduced household safety, and homelessness. SB 598 (Hueso) the Shutoff Reduction Act prohibits shutoffs to residents suffering life-threatening medical conditions.

Latest Updates

5/25/17 Passed Senate Appropriations.
4/4/17 SB 598 passed out of the Senate Utilities Committee on an 11-0 unanimous vote.

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