HB 193 - Protecting Consumers From Utility Bill Hikes

Rep. Tom Woods, (D-Bozeman), HD 62

Representative Tom WoodsThis bill would eliminate NorthWestern Energy’s ability to automatically increase its customer rates when an electric generating plant – such as Colstrip – breaks down. This bill provides the MT Public Service Commission the ability to scrutinize the costs that the utility tries passes on to its customers.

MEIC's Position: Support | Current bill status: Bill Tabled in Senate Energy and Telecommunications on March 28th. (Passed House, 68-32.) | Official legislative site

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