MEMBER BILL OF RIGHTS
As a residential customer of a regulated public utility in Kentucky, you are guaranteed the following rights
subject to Kentucky Revised Statutes and the provisions of the Kentucky Public Service Commission Administrative
• You have the right to service, provided you (or a member of your household whose debt was
accumulated at your address) are not indebted to the utility.
• You have the right to inspect and review the utility’s rates and tariffed operating procedures during the
utility’s normal office hours.
• You have the right to be present at any routine utility inspection of your service conditions.
• You must be provided a separate, distinct disconnect notice alerting you to a possible disconnection of
your service if payment is not received.
• You have the right to dispute the reasons for any announced termination of your service.
• You have the right to negotiate a partial payment plan when yourservice isthreatened by disconnection
• You have the right to participate in equal, budget payment plansfor your natural gas and electric service.
• You have the right to maintain your utility service for up to thirty (30) days upon presentation of a
medical certificate issued by a health official.
• You have the right to prompt twenty‐four (24) hour restoration of service or close of the next business
day, whichever is later, and shall install and connect new service within seventy‐two (72) hours, or close
of the next business day, whichever is later, if the cause for refusal or discontinuance of service has been
corrected and the utility’s tariffed rules and 807 KAR Chapter have been met.
• If you have not been disconnected, you have the right to maintain your natural gas and electric service
for up to thirty (30) days if you present a Certificate of Need issued by Community Action Kentucky
between November and the end of March.
• If you have been disconnected due to nonpayment, you have the right to have your natural gas or electric
service reconnected between the months of November through March provided you:
1. Present a Certificate of Need issued by Community Action Kentucky and
2. Pay one third (1/3) of your outstanding bill ($200 maximum), and
3. Accept referral to the Weatherization Program, and
4. Agree to a repayment schedule that will cause your bill to become current by October 15.
• You have the right to contact the Public Service commission regarding any dispute that you have been
unable to resolve with your utility (Call Toll Free 1‐800‐772‐4636).