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HB425

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HB 425 (BR 1667) - J. Higdon

     AN ACT relating to utility communications during a declared state of emergency.
     Amend KRS 39A.270 to require regulated energy, water, and communications utilities to provide a daily updated report to the Division of Emergency Management during a declared state of emergency caused by natural or human action that results in the loss of electric power, water, or communications capability to more than two counties in the Commonwealth; require report to indicate the total number of customers without electric, water, or communications services, and the anticipated time to restore service to those customers; permit Public Service Commission to request participation of nonregulated utilities operating power, water, or communications systems in the Commonwealth; require Division of Emergency Management to publicize the utility updates for regional or statewide distribution and broadcast.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Feb 27-posted in committee


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