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New Jersey Bill Would Require Consent For Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 20, 2018) – A bill filed in the New Jersey House would require public utility districts to obtain written consent from customers before installing “smart meter” technology on homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would enable New Jersey residents to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect. Continue reading New Jersey Bill Would Require Consent For Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

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Maryland Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 13, 2018) – A bill filed in the Maryland House would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses without penalty. Passage of this bill would enable Marylanders to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect. Continue reading Maryland Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

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Oklahoma Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Protect Their Privacy

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Jan. 31, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Oklahoma House would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses without penalty. Passage of this bill would enable Oklahomans to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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South Carolina Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 29, 2018) – A bill introduced in the South Carolina House would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses without penalty. Passage of this bill would enable South Carolinians to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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Tennessee Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee Senate would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses without penalty. Passage of this bill would enable Tennesseans to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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New York Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 5, 2018) – A bill introduced in the New York Senate would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would allow New Yorkers to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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Maryland Bill Would Require Police to Get a Warrant Before Accessing Smart Meter Data

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Dec. 26, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Maryland House would require police to get a warrant before obtaining any information collected by “smart meter” technology. Passage of the bill would help protect privacy and ensure personal information doesn’t end up in government databases.

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New York Bill Would Allow Utility Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 27, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New York Assembly would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would allow New Yorkers to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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Maine Bill Would Make It Easier to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

AUGUSTA, Maine (March 17, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Maine legislature would prohibit a utility company from penalizing a customer for opting out of “smart meter” installation on their home or business. Passage of this bill would allow Mainers to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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Texas Bill Would Allow People to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

AUSTIN, Texas (March 15, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Texas House would allow utility customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would allow Texans to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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