A bill to strengthen regulations of variable-rate electricity plans has been approved by the (Pennsylvania) House Consumer Affairs Committee.
House Bill 2104 calls for a removal of cancellation fees and doesn’t allow teaser rates fewer than 60 days. There’s also a requirement that residential rates can’t go any higher than 30 percent more than the previous rate.
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