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AB-722 Utility rates: costs and rate increases.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 722


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Bradford

February 17, 2011


An act relating to public utilities.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 722, as introduced, Bradford. Utility rates: costs and rate increases.
Existing law requires the Public Utilities Commission to prepare and submit a written report to the Governor and Legislature that contains the commission’s recommendations for actions that can be undertaken to limit utility costs and rate increases, as provided.
This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require the Public Utilities Commission to implement these recommendations.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require the Public Utilities Commission to implement recommendations, made pursuant to Section 748 of the Public Utilities Code, for actions that can be undertaken to limit utility costs and rate increases.