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AB-1362 Electricity: load-serving entities: rate and program information.(2019-2020)



SECTION 1.

 Section 365.3 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

365.3.
 (a) The commission shall establish a centralized clearinghouse of load-serving entities’ residential electric rate tariffs and programs to enable customers and local governments to compare rates, services, environmental attributes, and other offerings. This information shall be available and easily accessible on both the commission’s and the load-serving entities’ internet websites.
(b) Pursuant to subdivision (a), each load-serving entity shall make available to the commission all information about its residential electric rate tariffs and programs.
(c) Dissemination of publicly available and factual information pursuant to subdivision (a) by a load-serving entity to a customer shall not constitute a violation of Section 707.
(d) For purposes of this section, “load-serving entity” has the same meaning as in Section 380.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because a local agency or school district has the authority to levy service charges, fees, or assessments sufficient to pay for the program or level of service mandated by this act or because costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.