Two key pieces of legislation currently pending in Austin, Senate Bills 655 and 661, could impact what millions pay for utility service, according to RechargeTexas, a consumer group that advocates for affordable electric power for Texas cities and their residents by promoting a more transparent, competitive marketplace.

In a release on May 18, the group said that for anyone with gas or electric service these bills are important. But crucial details remain to be worked out.

You can find out more about SB 655 and 661–plus the ins and outs of important energy legislation–at the state’s website for energy consumers: