Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that certain gas natural utilities may recover expenditures made in relation to infrastructure modernization. Authorizes rates to be established on performance-based manner. Provides for customer assistance programs. Sets job creation and infrastructure modernization criteria. Authorizes recovery of delivery costs under a performance-based formula including incentive compensation expenses, pension expenses, and severance expenses. Provides for the deployment of advanced gas metering. Effective immediately.