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.
- Our 5/22/17 letter to Senate Appropriations
- Read our 3/27 letter of support
- Learn more about the bill
- See votes
5/25/17 Passed Senate Appropriations.
4/4/17 SB 598 passed out of the Senate Utilities Committee on an 11-0 unanimous vote.