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  660.122.  Services disconnected or discontinued for failure to pay — eligibility for assistance (cold weather rule). — Funds appropriated under the authority of sections 660.100 to 660.136 may be used to pay the expenses of reconnecting or maintaining service to households that have had their primary or secondary heating or cooling source disconnected or service discontinued because of their failure to pay their bill.  Any qualified household or other household which has as its head a person who is elderly or disabled, as defined in section 660.100, shall be eligible for assistance under this section if the income for the household is no more than one hundred fifty percent of the current federal poverty level or sixty percent of the state median income and if moneys have been appropriated by the general assembly to the utilicare stabilization fund established pursuant to section 660.136.  Payments under this section shall be made directly to the primary or secondary heating or cooling source supplier.  Any primary or secondary heating or cooling source supplier subject to the supervision and regulation of the public service commission shall, at any time during the period of the cold weather rule specified in the cold weather rule as established and as amended by the public service commission, reconnect and provide services to each household eligible for assistance under this section in compliance with the terms of such cold weather rule.  All home energy suppliers receiving funds under this section shall provide service to eligible households consistent with their contractual agreements with the department of social services.


(L. 1984 S.B. 548, A.L. 1989 S.B. 151, A.L. 1997 S.B. 263, A.L. 1999 S.B. 495, A.L. 2002 S.B. 810)


Hot weather rule, discontinuance of service prohibited, when, 393.108

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