Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on February 26, 2013
To require electric utilities that adopt advanced “smart meters,” which are “capable of measuring, recording, storing, and reporting usage according to predetermined time criteria and that allows 2-way communications suited for demand-response programs,” to allow customers to “opt out” without penalty. The bill would impose restrictions on how utilities could collect, use and retain information collected from the meters. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on February 26, 2013