2015 Legislative Session
Below find summaries and ORA position letters on 2015 California legislation, organized by Assembly and Senate bills across Energy, Water, and Communications regulation.
AB 645 (Williams, Rendon) - ORA Letter
The bill would set incremental renewable procurement targets in years 2023, 2026, and 2030.
AB 674 (Mullin) - ORA Letter
The bill would exempt large utility customers using on-site distributed generation from certain non-bypassable charges.
AB 793 (Quirk) - ORA Letter
The bill would require the CPUC to promote customer adoption of in-home energy management solutions using advanced meter data.
AB 895 (Rendon) - ORA Letter
The bill would require the CPUC direct any proceeds results from any litigation or settlement regarding the 2001-02 electricity crisis back to ratepayers, as specified.
AB 1266 (Gonzalez) - ORA Letter
This bill would require energy utilities to receive CPUC approval in order to claim executive bonuses as an expense eligible for rate recovery, for a period of 5 years after a major state or federal safety violation.
AB 1331 (Obernolte) - ORA Letter
The bill would provide that CARE program participants who fail to respond to an income verification request shall be permanently barred from self-certified reenrollment in the CARE program.
SB 350 (de León) - ORA Letter
This bill would increase California’s renewable energy generation to 50 percent, and increase energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030.
SB 723 (Pavley) - ORA Letter
This bill would require the CPUC to expedite implementation of energy efficiency measures on military bases.
SB 765 (Wolk) - ORA Letter
The bill would allow the CPUC to select an independent California Market Transformation Administrator to implement energy efficiency market transformation initiatives, as specified.
SB 793 (Wolk) - ORA Letter
The bill would allow utility customers participating in Green Tariff Shared Renewable Program to enroll for multiple years at a time for up to 20 years.
AB 401 (Dodd) - ORA Letter
This bill would require the Department of Community Services and Development, the State Board of Equalization, and other stakeholders to develop a statewide Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program plan.