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SECTION 38
Budget or levelized payment plans; quarterly billing
Public Service (PBS) CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE 2
§ 38. Budget or levelized payment plans; quarterly billing. 1. Every
utility corporation or municipality shall offer residential customers a
budget billing plan or levelized payment plan for payment of charges for
gas or electric service. Any such plans shall also be offered to
customers who are condominium associations or cooperative housing
corporations regardless of whether such associations or corporations are
classified as residential or commercial customers.

2. Every utility corporation or municipality shall offer residential
customers who are sixty-two years of age or older, as an alternative to
monthly billing, a plan for payment on a quarterly basis of charges for
gas and electric service rendered by such corporation or municipality,
provided that such customer's average annual billing is not more than
one hundred fifty dollars.

3. The commission may establish such terms and conditions for plans
required under this section as it deems necessary or proper.