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SECTION 92-B
Telephone deposits and payment plans for the elderly
Public Service (PBS) CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE 5
§ 92-b. Telephone deposits and payment plans for the elderly. 1. The
commission shall require all telephone corporations to exempt the
dwelling units of all subscribing individuals who are sixty-two years of
age or older from any cash deposit requirement except where the
corporation can show that the subscriber is a bad credit risk according
to standards set by the commission.

2. The commission shall require all telephone corporations to 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 telephone service rendered by such corporations, provided
that such customer's average annual billing is not more than one hundred
fifty dollars. The commission may establish such terms and conditions
for plans required under this section as it deems necessary or proper.