electric charging providers
State of Arizona
House of Representatives
Second Regular Session
HOUSE BILL 2586
amending title 40, chapter 2, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 40-213; relating to electric charging providers.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Title 40, chapter 2, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 40-213, to read:
40-213. Electric charging providers; exception; definition
A. NOtwithstanding any other law, services engaged by companies to charge batteries for electric vehicles does not qualify electric charging providers as public service corporations.
B. IN ADDITION TO THE FEE ASSESSED FOR THE QUANTITY OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY SOLD, FEES MAY BE ASSESSED FOR OTHER SERVICES and may BE BASED ON TIME MEASUREMENT or A FIXED FEE or both.
C. For the purposes of this section, "ELECTRIC charging providers" means entities THAT both:
1. OFFER THE USE OF SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSE OF CHARGING BATTERIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
2. SELL ELECTRICITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHARGING BATTERIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES BY KILOWATT HOUR OR BY MEGAJOULE.
APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR APRIL 6, 2022.
FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 6, 2022.