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AB-2316 Independent System Operator.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2316


Introduced by Assembly Member Morrell

February 21, 2014


An act to amend Section 345 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to electrical restructuring.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2316, as introduced, Morrell. Independent System Operator.
The existing restructuring of the electrical industry within the Public Utilities Act provides for the establishment of an Independent System Operator (ISO) as nonprofit public benefit corporation. The ISO is required to ensure efficient use and reliable operation of the transmission grid consistent with achieving certain planning and operating criteria.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 345 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

345.
 The Independent System Operator shall ensure the efficient use and reliable operation of the transmission grid consistent with achievement of planning and operating reserve criteria no less stringent than those established by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and the North American Electric Reliability Council.