Report 2013-109 Recommendation Responses

Report 2013-109: California Public Utilities Commission: Improved Monitoring of Balancing Accounts Would Better Ensure That Utility Rates Are Fair and Reasonable (Release Date: March 2014)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

The Legislature should amend California Public Utilities Code, Section 314.5, to remove the requirement that the commission provide audit reports to the California State Board of Equalization.

Description of Legislative Action

AB 2168 (Chapter 805, Statutes of 2016) Deletes the requirement that reports of the inspections and audits and other pertinent information be furnished to the State Board of Equalization for use in the assessment of the public utilities and instead requires the CPUC to post reports of the inspections and audits and other pertinent information on its Internet website.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Legislation Enacted


Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this specific recommendation

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: February 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: No Action Taken


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