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2019 Senate Bill 241: Restrict shutting off some delinquent water service customers

Public Act 252 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. Stephanie Chang D-Detroit on March 21, 2019
To impose additional restrictions, disclosure requirements, installment plan mandates, and a duty to facilitate low income households getting welfare benefits, before a municipal water service can shut off service to someone who hasn’t paid their bills.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on March 21, 2019
To prohibit a public water service from shutting off service to someone who hasn’t paid their bills through March 31, 2021.
Received in the House on December 15, 2020
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on December 15, 2020
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 22, 2020