On March 18, 2020, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed multiple proclamations as a result of the February 29, 2020 proclamation of a State of Emergency for all counties throughout the State of Washington and the worldwide spread of COVID-19 through the emergency powers under RCW 43.06.220. What follows is a summary of those proclamations and what that means for Washington residents:
Proclamation 20-23 – UTC – Ratepayer Assistance
Proclamation 20-23 encourages utility providers to take action to mitigate economic impacts of COVID-19 on customers including the following during the statewide emergency declaration:
- Acting to prevent disconnection of services due to non-payments;
- Waiving late payment fees; and
- Using payment plans to fulfill outstanding balances.
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If you have any questions or concerns about how these measures could affect you, please schedule a consultation with an attorney at Gravis Law, PLLC.Collapse Description…