2016 Legislative Session
Below find summaries and ORA position letters on 2016 California legislation, organized by Assembly and Senate bills across Energy, Water, and Communications regulation.
1017 (Hill) - ORA Letter
This bill would
require the CPUC to develop rules to ensure the public has access to critical
safety, environmental, and other emergency information.
886 (Pavley) – ORA Letter
bill would promote energy storage systems that
would help California better rely on clean renewable resources to maintain a
reliable electric grid.
1453 (de León) – ORA Letter
This bill would advance the state’s clean energy
future and protect Californians by not allowing the investor owned
utilities to invest ratepayer monies in baseload power plants that do not meet
the important greenhouse gas emissions performance standard.
1180 (Garcia) - ORA Letter
This bill would authorize
specified water corporations to create a pilot program to allow their customers
to pay their monthly bills by credit/debit card without paying a separate