The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 30: Public Service

Chapter 5: POWERS AND DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD AS TO COMPANIES OTHER THAN RAILROADS AND AIRCRAFT

Sub-Chapter 1: General Powers

30 V.S.A. § 208b. Unauthorized billing



§ 208b. Unauthorized billing

A company subject to the jurisdiction of the public service board shall not send a bill to a consumer for goods or services that the company provides and that will appear as a charge on the consumer's telecommunications bill without the consumer's consent. The department shall develop a consumer education plan to ensure that consumers of telecommunications services have adequate notice of this requirement. A company that violates this section shall be subject to the remedies authorized by this title, including penalties authorized by section 30 and injunctions authorized by section 209. (Added 1999, No. 67 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)