A utility may
not require a customer to provide a deposit if the customer:
(a) Has established satisfactory credit with
the utility or any other municipal or regulated energy utility;
(b) Uses a guarantor with satisfactory
(c) Receives benefits
from a retirement plan or the Social Security Administration, unless the
customer has had a termination of service or has made four or more payments
after the issuance of the next monthly bill within a 12-month period.
(a) Shall provide, at the request of a
customer, a form to request the customer's credit history from another utility
or to verify employment.
not require a customer to use a guarantor to begin service.
A utility may, in determining
whether a customer will be required to provide a deposit, consider:
(a) Whether the customer has been
continuously employed with his or her employer for at least 1 year;
(b) The payment history if the previous
service was not in the name of the customer, if the customer is newly divorced
or separated and is seeking service in his or her own name; and
(c) Any other factors set forth in the tariff
of the utility.
Nev. Admin. Code § 704.329
Added to NAC by Pub.
Service Comm'n, eff. 1-5-89