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AB-1361 Public utilities: tariff schedules.(2013-2014)



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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 21, 2013

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1361


Introduced by Assembly Member Bonilla

February 22, 2013


An act to amend Section 488 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to public utilities.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1361, as amended, Bonilla. Public utilities: tariff schedules.
Existing law requires common carriers to file with the Public Utilities Commission, and to keep open to public inspection, schedules showing the rates, fares, charges, and classifications for the transportation of persons and property between termini within the state, as specified. Existing law requires the schedules to contain specified information. Existing law and requires the schedules to be produced and made available for inspection upon the demand of any person, as specified.
This bill would also require the schedules to be produced and made available for inspection upon the demand of any organization or government agency.

This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to the latter provision.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 488 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

488.
 (a) Subject to any rules the commission may prescribe, the schedules of carriers shall be produced and made available for inspection upon the demand of any person, organization, or government agency. The form of a schedule shall be prescribed by the commission and shall conform, in the case of any common carrier subject to federal regulation, as nearly as possible to the form of schedules prescribed by the federal Surface Transportation Board.
(b) Subdivision (a) is not applicable to network railroad transportation.