The House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce will hear a bill (HB 1574 HD1) that would require the public utilities commission to establish a tiered rate structure for customers of electric utilities. Requires the commission to establish discounted rates for low-income customers of electric utilities. Directs the public benefits fee to be appropriately tiered. Allows the fee to be used to benefit energy efficiency advancement for low- and middle-income ratepayers and for emergency energy workforce retraining and transition programs. Submit testimony.