California - SB215 - 2015

Public Utilities Commission.

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Added On: 02-15-2015
Updated On: 09-28-2016
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Benjamin Hueso (Democratic), Mark Leno (Democratic)





Actions (35)

  • 02-12-2015 - Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 02-13-2015 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 15.
  • 02-26-2015 - Referred to Com. on E., U., & C.
  • 03-24-2015 - Set for hearing April 21.
  • 04-15-2015 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on E., U., & C.
  • 04-21-2015 - April 21 hearing postponed by committee.
  • 04-22-2015 - Set for hearing April 27.
  • 04-27-2015 - April 27 hearing postponed by committee.
  • 01-04-2016 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on E., U., & C.
  • 01-05-2016 - Set for hearing January 13.
  • 01-13-2016 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 0. Page 2895.) (January 13). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 01-14-2016 - Set for hearing January 19.
  • 01-19-2016 - January 19 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 01-20-2016 - Set for hearing January 21.
  • 01-21-2016 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 2934.) (January 21).
  • 01-25-2016 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 01-26-2016 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 2952.) Ordered to the Assembly.
  • 01-26-2016 - In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
  • 04-28-2016 - Referred to Com. on U. & C.
  • 05-23-2016 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on U. & C.
  • 06-20-2016 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on U. & C.
  • 06-30-2016 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (June 29).
  • 08-01-2016 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-03-2016 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-10-2016 - August 10 set for first hearing. Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 08-11-2016 - Joint Rule 62(a) suspended.
  • 08-12-2016 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (August 11).
  • 08-15-2016 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-18-2016 - Read third time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-22-2016 - In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
  • 08-22-2016 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 79. Noes 0. Page 6055.) Ordered to the Senate.
  • 08-25-2016 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 36. Noes 0. Page 5422.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
  • 08-30-2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
  • 09-29-2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 807, Statutes of 2016.
  • 09-29-2016 - Approved by the Governor.

Votes (8)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-13-2016Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on AppropriationsSenate1001yes
01-19-2016Placed on Appropriations Suspense fileSenate700yes
01-21-2016Do passSenate700yes
01-26-2016Senate 3rd Reading SB215 LenoSenate3703yes
06-29-2016Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on AppropriationsHouse1401yes
08-11-2016Do passHouse1505yes
08-22-2016SB 215 Leno Senate Third Reading By GATTOHouse7901yes
08-25-2016Unfinished Business SB215 Leno ConcurrenceSenate3603yes

News (6)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs PUC reform bills,… - The Mercury News
Published by mercurynews.com
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:20:03 GMT

Jerry Brown on Thursday signed five bills stemming from the deadly San Bruno explosion to reform the state Public Utilities Commission, including one requiring greater transparency and accountability from the beleaguered agency. ... SB 215, authored by ...

Some — not all — CPUC reforms await governor's signature - inewsource
Published by inewsource.org
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:00:51 GMT

Jerry Brown appears poised to sign legislation that would address some of the California Public Utilities Commission's long-standing failures of transparency and accountability highlighted in a recent inewsource investigation. The California ... Last ...

Lawmakers kill major revamp of PUC, but some reforms get approved - East Bay Times
Published by eastbaytimes.com
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:33:59 GMT

“AB 2903 is officially dead,” Eric Menjivar, a spokesman for Assemblyman Mike Gatto, the bill's author, said early Thursday morning. ... SB 512, authored by state Hill, gained final approval in the state Senate on a 32-6 vote Wednesday night. ... A few ...

Legislature Moves Toward Landmark Reforms at Public Utilities Commission - KQED
Published by ww2.kqed.org
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:25:16 GMT

Jerry Brown bucked lawmakers and vetoed a series of measures aimed at reining in the troubled California Public Utilities Commission, the governor faces a new package of CPUC reform bills. This time, though, he's ... The bill negotiated with Brown and ...

Q&A with State Sen. Mark Leno: Legislation would reform California agency ... - San Francisco Business Times
Published by bizjournals.com
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:07:13 GMT

State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) is sponsoring a bill to "help rebuild public trust" in the scandal-plagued California Public Utilities Commission. The commission has been engulfed in controversy around back-channel communications between CPUC ...

Q&A with State Sen. Mark Leno: Legislation would reform California agency ... - San Francisco Business Times
Published by bizjournals.com
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:07:13 GMT

State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) spoke recently at a Covered California press conference in San Francisco. He's sponsoring a new bill to reform and restructure the troubled California Public Utilities Commission, in the wake of recent revelations.