2 weeks HB filed to protect consumers from basic utility service pricing schemes MB
Water, electricity, communications, and other basic utility service providers will soon be required to create and offer yearly moving average rates for consumption under a bill filed at the House of Representatives. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Manila Teachers partylist Rep. Virgilio Lacson has filed House Bill No. 7467 or the proposed “Annual Billing Act of 2020” to ensure that all Filipinos are protected from unreasonable pricing schemes by limited service providers who control the market. “Recent unexplainable and shocking spikes in electricity costs charged against common Filipino have made it apparent that there is a need to modify the ... more