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YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF "SMART" METERS

It was established by Federal Law in 2005 that smart meter programs run at the state level may be opted out of.
BILL POSEY
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December 6, 2011
www.posey.house.gov
WASHINGTON OFFICE :
120 CANNON HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING
WASHINGTON, DC 20515
(202) 225- 3671
FAx: (202) 225-351 6
DISTRICT OFFICE:
2725 JUDGE FRAN JAMIESON WAY, BLDG. c
MELBOURNE, Fl 32940
(321) 632- 1776
FAX: (321) 639- 8595
Thank you for contacting me to express your concerns about smart meters. I appreciate hearing from you.
As you may know, provisions within the 2005 Energy Policy Act allow for consumers to opt out of smart
meter programs that are run at the state level. Florida consumers can opt out of these programs by
contacting the appropriate authorities. As this is a state issue, I suggest that you contact Florida Power
and Ught at (305) 552-2950 and the Florida Public Service Commission at 1 (800) 342-3552 and request
that you be added to the smart meter opt out list.
Thank you again, , for contacting me. I appreciate having the benefit of your views. It is an
honor to serve you in Congress. For more information on my work in Congress, to sign up to receive my
E-newsletter, or to participate in telephone town hall meetings, please visit my website,
!lt!Q:JL~ww .poE!~}'J:lOus~ ._g_Q_'{., or call my office at (321) 632-1776. If I may be of service to you in the
future. please do not hesitate to contact me
Sincerely, \S(jjl
Bill Posey
Member of Congress
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