7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill enacts provisions related to the provision of services by a local district.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ prohibits a local district from suspending service in certain circumstances.
13 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
15 Other Special Clauses:
17 Utah Code Sections Affected:
19 17B-1-901, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2014, Chapter 377
21 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
22 Section 1. Section 17B-1-901 is amended to read:
23 17B-1-901. Providing and billing for multiple commodities, services, or facilities
24 -- Suspending service to a delinquent customer.
25 (1) If a local district provides more than one commodity, service, or facility, the district
26 may bill for the fees and charges for all commodities, services, and facilities in a single bill.
27 (2) Regardless of the number of commodities, services, or facilities furnished by a
28 local district, the local district may suspend furnishing any commodity, service, or facility to a
29 customer if the customer fails to pay all fees and charges when due.
30 (3) Ŝ→ (a) ←Ŝ Notwithstanding Subsection (2) Ŝ→ and except as provided in Subsection
30a (3)(b) ←Ŝ , a local district may not suspend furnishing any
31 commodity, service, or facility to a customer if discontinuance of the service is requested by a
32 private third party Ĥ→ [
32a business, or a
33 nonprofit organization Ĥ→ , that is not the customer ←Ĥ .
33a Ŝ→ (b)(i) An owner of land or the owner's agent may request that service be temporarily
33b discontinued for maintenance-related activities.
33c (ii) Ŝ→ [
33d Ŝ→ [
33e Subsection (3)(b)(i) if
33d the request is for the purpose of debt collection, eviction, or any other unlawful purpose. ←Ŝ
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-19-15 6:29 PM
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel