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§ 7-314. Change in service address

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic UtilitiesEffective: July 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Consumer Relations (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-314
§ 7-314. Change in service address
Application of section
(a) This section applies to electric companies, electric cooperatives, and municipal utilities that offer customer choice for competitive electricity supply under Subtitle 5 of this title.
Maintenance of customer's competitive electricity supply contract
(b) A residential electric customer who has a change in the service address associated with the customer's electricity account may maintain the customer's competitive electricity supply contract for the new address if the new address is within the same electric territory as the old address.
Electric company may not terminate customer's contract due to change of address
(c) An electric company may not terminate a customer's contract due to a change of address for the service address associated with the contract if the requirements under subsection (b) of this section are met.
Duties of electric company
(d) An electric company shall make any changes necessary to accommodate a customer's change of address on notification by the customer.


Added by Acts 2021, c. 265, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022; Acts 2021, c. 266, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-314, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-314
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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