California Legislation

CCTA Legislation Report - All by Subject

4/21/2019



  BUDGET



 
  AB 72 (Committee on Budget)   Budget Act of 2018.
  Current Text: Chaptered: 2/13/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 1/30/2019
  Summary: The Budget Act of 2018 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2018–19 fiscal year.This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2018 by amending and adding items of appropriation and making other changes.
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            BUDGET   


  Business



 
  AB 1289 (Chen R)   Alarm Company Act: local use permit.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Summary: This bill would, notwithstanding those provisions, prohibit a city, county, or city and county that requires a person who owns, leases, rents, or otherwise possesses an alarm system to obtain a local use permit to operate the alarm system from fining an alarm company for requesting dispatch to a customer, whether residential or commercial, that does not have a current local use permit if it was not the alarm company’s legal responsibility to obtain the local use permit for the customer or renew the local use permit for the customer or, if it is the alarm company’s legal responsibility to renew the local use permit for the customer, the alarm company was not notified that the customer’s local use permit had expired.
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            Business   
 
  AB 1469 (Low D)   Electronic and appliance repairers: trade standards: review.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would require, by July 1, 2021, the Bureau of Household Goods and Services, in consultation with stakeholders, to conduct a review of its accepted trade standards for good and workmanlike repair to determine whether additional regulations need to be adopted concerning privacy and security implications of connected devices, as defined.
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            Business   
 
  AB 1477 (Gloria D)   Unfair Practices Act.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Calendar:  4/30/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY, STONE, MARK, Chair
  Summary: The Unfair Practices Act specifies who is authorized to bring an action to enforce it, including a city attorney of any city having a population in excess of 750,000. That act requires 1/2 of the penalty collected to be paid to the treasurer of the city in which the judgment was entered and the other 1/2 to the treasurer of the county in which the judgment was entered if the action was brought by a city attorney or city prosecutor. This bill would instead require the penalty collected to be paid to the treasurer of the city whose attorney brought the action if the action is brought by a city attorney of a city having a population in excess of 750,000.
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            Business   


  Education



 
  AB 20 (Berman D)   Computer science strategic implementation plan: California Computer Science Coordinator.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/20/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 3/20/2019
  Summary: Would create the California Computer Science Coordinator in the State Department of Education to provide statewide coordination in implementing the computer science strategic implementation plan once it has been adopted by the state board and submitted to the Legislature. The bill would declare it is the intent of the Legislature that the California Computer Science Coordinator work to advance the mission of the computer science strategic implementation plan and provide state-level leadership and support for initiatives related to 4 specified overarching strategies for implementing computer science education across the state.
            Subject   
            Education   
 
  AB 1566 (Chau D)   California Cyber Range Pilot Project.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/28/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/28/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Would establish the California Cyber Range Pilot Project, under the administration of the California Cybersecurity Institute, to test the overall feasibility of the pilot project through a yearlong, multiphased effort, as specified. The bill would require the pilot project to produce a scalable model for a permanent California Cyber Range Program.
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            Education   


  Environmental



 
  AB 142 (Garcia, Cristina D)   Lead-acid batteries.
  Current Text: Amended: 2/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/13/2018
  Last Amend: 2/25/2019
  Summary: The Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Act of 2016 requires, until March 31, 2022, a manufacturer battery fee of $1 to be imposed on a manufacturer of lead-acid batteries for each lead-acid battery it sells at retail to a person in California, or that it sells to a dealer, wholesaler, distributor, or other person for retail sale in California. The act requires the manufacturer battery fee to be paid to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration and requires dealers and manufacturers of lead-acid batteries to register with the department. The act defines “manufacturer” for these purposes. This bill would, on and after April 1, 2022, increase the amount of the manufacturer battery fee to $2 and would provide that the fee would continue indefinitely.
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            Environmental   
 
  AB 1163 (Eggman D)   Consumer warranty protection: express warranties.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/19/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 3/19/2019
  Summary: Under current law, every manufacturer making an express warranty with respect to an electronic or appliance product, including, among others, televisions, radios, audio or video recording equipment, major home appliances, antennas, and rotators, with a wholesale price to the retailer of not less than $50 nor more than $99.99 is required to make available to service and repair facilities sufficient service literature and functional parts to effect the repair of the product for at least 3 years after the date a product model or type was manufactured, regardless of whether the 3-year period exceeds the warranty period for the product. Current law also requires every manufacturer making an express warranty with respect to an electronic or appliance product, as described above, with a wholesale price to the retailer of $100 or more, to make available to service and repair facilities sufficient service literature and functional parts to effect the repair of the product for at least 7 years after the date a product model or type was manufactured, regardless of whether the 7-year period exceeds the warranty period for the product. This bill would instead require the manufacturer, in the above-described circumstances and timeframes, to make available sufficient service literature, at no charge, and functional parts, on fair and reasonable terms, as defined, to owners of the equipment or products, service and repair facilities, and service dealers.
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            Environmental   
 
  AB 1509 (Mullin D)   Solid waste: lithium-ion batteries.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/1/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/1/2019
  Calendar:  4/22/2019  2:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 447  ASSEMBLY NATURAL RESOURCES, FRIEDMAN, Chair
  Summary: Would establish the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Program in the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. The bill would require the department, by March 1, 2021, and by March 1 of each year thereafter, to track the total number of covered batteries and the total number of covered battery-embedded products disposed of in the state in the previous year. The bill would require manufacturers and retailers, as defined, to achieve specified recycling rates for covered batteries and covered battery-embedded products based on the number of covered batteries and covered battery-embedded products disposed of in the previous year, as provided.
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            Environmental   


  Government



 
  AB 11 (Chiu D)   Community Redevelopment Law of 2019.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/11/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 4/11/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 127  ASSEMBLY LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AGUIAR-CURRY, Chair
  Summary: Current law dissolved redevelopment agencies as of February 1, 2012, and designates successor agencies to act as successor entities to the dissolved redevelopment agencies. This bill, the Community Redevelopment Law of 2019, would authorize a city or county, or two or more cities acting jointly, to propose the formation of an affordable housing and infrastructure agency by adoption of a resolution of intention that meets specified requirements, including that the resolution of intention include a passthrough provision and an override passthrough provision, as defined.
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            Government   


  Internet



 
  AB 1242 (Irwin D)   Office of Cybersecurity.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Would create, in the office of the Governor, the Office of Cybersecurity under the direction of the Director of the Office of Cybersecurity. The bill would make the office responsible for, among other things, advising the Governor on issues of information security, privacy, and cybersecurity and would transfer the duty of establishing and leading the California Cybersecurity Integration Center to the Office of Cybersecurity from the Office of Emergency Services.
            Subject   
            Internet   
 
  AB 1316 (Gallagher R)   Internet: social media or search engine service: censorship.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Current law prohibits an internet service provider from blocking or impairing lawful internet content and applications, engaging in paid prioritization, or unreasonably interfering with a user’s ability to access and use lawful internet content.This bill would prohibit a person who operates a social media internet website located in California, as defined, from removing or manipulating content from that site on the basis of the political affiliation or political viewpoint of that content, except as provided by the social media internet website’s terms and conditions of use.
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            Internet   


  Labor / Employment



 
  AB 5 (Gonzalez D)   Worker status: independent contractors.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/26/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 3/26/2019
  Summary: Would state the intent of the Legislature to codify the decision in the Dynamex case and clarify its application. The bill would provide that the factors of the “ABC” test be applied in order to determine the status of a worker as an employee or independent contractor for all provisions of the Labor Code, unless another definition or specification of “employee” is provided. The bill would codify existing exemptions for specified professions that are not subject to wage orders of the Industrial Welfare Commission or the ruling in the Dynamex case. The bill would state that its provisions do not constitute a change in, but are declaratory of, existing law.
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            Labor / Employment   
 
  AB 71 (Melendez R)   Employment standards: independent contractors and employees.
  Current Text: Amended: 2/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 2/25/2019
  Summary: Current case law establishes a three-part test, known as the “ABC” test, for determining whether a worker is considered an independent contractor for purposes of specified wage orders. Under this test, a worker is properly considered an independent contractor only if the hiring entity establishes; 1) that the worker is free from the control and direction of the hirer in connection with the performance of the work, both under the contract for performance of the work and in fact; 2) that the worker performs work outside the usual course of the hiring entity’s business; and 3) that the worker is customarily engaged in an independently established trade, occupation, or business of the same nature as the work performed for the hiring entity. This bill would, instead, require a determination of whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor to be based on a specific multifactor test, including whether the person to whom service is rendered has the right to control the manner and means of accomplishing the result desired, and other identified factors.
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            Labor / Employment   
 
  AB 171 (Gonzalez D)   Employment: sexual harassment.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 1/8/2019
  Last Amend: 3/21/2019
  Summary: Would also prohibit an employer from discharging or in any manner discriminating or retaliating against an employee because of the employee’s status as a victim of sexual harassment, as defined by the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The bill would establish a rebuttable presumption of unlawful retaliation based on the employee’s status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, or stalking if an employer takes specific actions within 90 days following either the date when the victim provides notice to the employer or when the employer has actual knowledge of the status.
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            Labor / Employment   
 
  AB 1661 (Gloria D)   Employees: regulation and supervision.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Current law regulates the wages, hours, and working conditions of employees with specified exceptions. Under current law, these provisions apply to and include men, women, and minors employed in any occupation, trade, or industry, except as provided.This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
            Subject   
            Labor / Employment   
 
  AB 1677 (Weber D)   Call centers: protections.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/25/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 447  ASSEMBLY LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, KALRA, Chair
  Summary: Would establish the Protect Call Center Jobs Act of 2019 to would require an employer of customer service employees in a call center, as specified, that intends to relocate from this state to a foreign country to notify the Labor Commissioner at least 120 days before the relocation. The bill would require the Labor Commissioner to impose, in the commissioner’s discretion, one of two specified penalties, including a civil penalty of up to $10,000, upon an employer that fails to provide this notice.
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            Labor / Employment, TAX   
 
  SB 649 (Galgiani D)   Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: employee records.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement is a department of state government within the Department of Industrial Relations and is responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the Labor Code governing wages, hours, and working conditions. In 1977, this division succeeded to and became vested with all the powers, duties, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the former Divisions of Labor Law Enforcement and Industrial Welfare, which were abolished. The employees of those agencies were transferred to the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, while the personnel records of those employees remained in the parent Department of Industrial Relations. This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to those provisions.
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            Labor / Employment   
 
  SB 760 (Durazo D)   Employment.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Current law establishes the Department of Industrial Relations within the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and provides that one of the functions of the department is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of wage earners of this state.This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to employment.
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            Labor / Employment   


  PRIVACY



 
  AB 25 (Chau D)   California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION SPECIAL ORDER, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Would exclude from the definition of “consumer” a natural person whose personal information has been collected by a business in the course of a person acting as a job applicant to, an employee of, a contractor of, or an agent on behalf of, the business, to the extent the person’s personal information is collected and used solely for purposes compatible with the context of that person’s role as a job applicant, employee, contractor, or agent of the business. The bill would also define “contractor” for purposes of that provision.
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            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 288 (Cunningham R)   Consumer privacy: social media companies.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/19/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 1/28/2019
  Last Amend: 3/19/2019
  Summary: Would require a social networking service, as defined, to provide users that close their accounts the option to have the user’s personally identifiable information permanently removed from the company’s database and records and to prohibit the service from selling that information to, or exchanging that information with, a third party in the future, subject to specified exceptions. The bill would require a social media company to honor such a request within a commercially reasonable time. The bill would authorize specified relief for a consumer for a violation of these provisions.
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            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1035 (Mayes R)   Personal information: data breaches.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Summary: Would require a person or business, as defined, that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information to disclose any breach of the security of the system within 72 hours following discovery or notification of the breach, subject to the legitimate needs of law enforcement, as provided.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1130 (Levine D)   Personal information: data breaches.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: The Information Practices Act of 1977 requires a public agency, as defined, that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information to disclose any breach of the security of the system following discovery or notification of the breach, as specified. Current law imposes the same duty on a person or business in California that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information and generally requires that such a business implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices. This bill would revise the definition of personal information for purposes of the provisions described above to add specified unique biometric data and government issued identification numbers in addition to those for driver’s licenses and California identification cards to these provisions.
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            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1138 (Gallagher R)   Social media: the Parent’s Accountability and Child Protection Act.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION SPECIAL ORDER, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Would prohibit a person or business that conducts business in California, and that operates a social media website or application, as defined, from allowing a person under 16 years of age to create an account with the website or application unless the website or application obtains the consent of the person’s parent or guardian before creating the account.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1202 (Chau D)   Privacy: data brokers.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: Would require data brokers to register with, and provide certain information to, the Attorney General. The bill would define a data broker as a business that knowingly collects and sells to 3rd parties the personal information of a consumer with whom the business does not have a direct relationship, subject to specified exceptions. The bill would require the Attorney General to make the information provided by data brokers accessible on its internet website. The bill would make data brokers that fail to register subject to injunction and liability for civil penalties, fees, and costs in an action brought by the Attorney General, with any recovery to be deposited in the Consumer Privacy Fund, as specified.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1281 (Chau D)   Privacy: facial recognition technology: disclosure.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Summary: Would, commencing on July 1, 2020, would require a business in California that uses facial recognition technology to disclose that usage in a physical sign that is clear and conspicuous at the entrance of every location that uses facial recognition technology, as defined. The bill, commencing on July 1, 2020, would make a business that violates these provisions liable for specified civil penalties.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1329 (Kiley R)   Social security numbers.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Current law prohibits a person or entity from printing an individual’s social security number on any card required for the individual to access products or services provided by the person or entity. This bill would expand this provision to prohibit a person or entity from printing an individual’s social security number on any card required for the individual to access products, goods, or services provided by the person or entity. The bill would also make other nonsubstantive changes.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1330 (Kiley R)   Personal information: privacy: breach.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Current law requires any agency that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information, as defined, to disclose expeditiously and without unreasonable delay a breach in the security of the data to a resident of California whose unencrypted personal information was, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person, or whose encrypted personal information was, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person, the encryption key or security credential was, or is reasonably believed to have been, acquired by an unauthorized person, and the agency that owns or licenses the encrypted information has a reasonable belief that the encryption key or security credential could render that personal information readable or useable. This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that provision.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1355 (Chau D)   Personal information.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION SPECIAL ORDER, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, operative January 1, 2020 excludes publicly available information, as defined, from the definition of personal information and excludes both consumer information that is deidentified, as defined, and aggregate consumer information, as defined, from the definition of publicly available. Thus, the act does not exclude, as publicly available information, any either consumer information that is either deidentified or aggregated. This bill would, instead, exclude consumer information that is deidentified or aggregate consumer information from the definition of personal information.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1395 (Cunningham R)   Information privacy: smart speaker devices.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/8/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/8/2019
  Summary: Would prohibit a smart speaker device, as defined, or a specified manufacturer of that device, from saving, storing, or exchanging with a third party recordings of verbal commands or requests given to the device, or verbal conversations heard by the device, regardless of whether the device was triggered using a key term or phrase, unless a consumer notifies the smart speaker device manufacturer in writing that the consumer requests that their recordings be stored.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1416 (Cooley D)   Business: collection and disclosures of Consumer personal information.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would specify that the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 does not restrict a business’s ability comply with any rules or regulations. The bill would further specify that the act does not restrict a business’s ability to collect, use, retain, sell, authenticate, or disclose personal information in order to: (1) exercise, defend, or protect against legal claims, (2) protect against or prevent fraud or unauthorized transactions, (3) protect against or prevent security incidents or other malicious, deceptive, or illegal activity, or (4) investigate, report, or prosecute those responsible for protecting against fraud, unauthorized transactions, and preventing security incidents or other specified activities.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1564 (Berman D)   Consumer privacy: consumer request for disclosure methods.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION SPECIAL ORDER, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 provides that specified businesses are required, in a form that is reasonably accessible to consumers, to make available to consumers 2 or more designated methods for submitting requests for specified information required to be disclosed, including, at a minimum, a toll-free telephone number, and, if the business maintains an internet website, a website address. This bill would, instead, require the business, in a form that is reasonably accessible to consumers, to make available to consumers a toll-free telephone number or an email address for submitting requests for information required to be disclosed, as specified.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1665 (Chau D)   The Parent’s Accountability and Child Protection Act.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would prohibit a person or business that conducts business in California, that operates an internet website or application that seeks to use a minor’s name, picture, or any information about the minor on a social media internet website, or application, as specified, from doing so without obtaining prior parental consent.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1758 (Chau D)   Consumer privacy.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 commencing on January 1, 2020, grants a consumer various rights in connection with a business, as defined, that collects the consumer’s personal information. Among these rights, the act authorizes a consumer to request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal information to disclose to the consumer the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it has collected. The act does not require a business to retain personal information collected for a single, one-time transaction if that information is not sold or retained by the business. This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to that provision.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  AB 1760 (Wicks D)   California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 126  ASSEMBLY PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION SPECIAL ORDER, CHAU, Chair
  Summary: Would revise and recast the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Among other things, the bill would prohibit a business from sharing a consumer’s personal information unless the consumer has authorized that sharing and would prescribe various business requirements in connection with this new “right to opt-in consent.”
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  SB 561 (Jackson D)   California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: consumer remedies.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would expand a consumer’s rights to bring a civil action for damages to apply to other violations under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  SB 564 (Leyva D)   Depiction of individual using digital or electronic technology: sexually explicit material: cause of action.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/27/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/27/2019
  Calendar:  4/30/2019  1:30 p.m. - Room 112  SENATE JUDICIARY, JACKSON, Chair
  Summary: Would provide that a depicted individual, as defined, who suffers harm resulting from the intentional disclosure of sexually explicit material without their consent has a cause of action against a person who creates and discloses the sexually explicit material if the person knew or reasonably should have known the depicted individual did not consent, and against a person who discloses, but does not create, the sexually explicit material if the person knew the depicted individual did not consent. The bill would exclude from liability the disclosure of sexually explicit material under specified circumstances, and would establish procedures and requirements for bringing a cause of action under these provisions, including provisions on damages, the use of a pseudonym in pleadings, and requiring an action to be brought within a specified time.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   
 
  SB 753 (Stern D)   California Consumer Privacy Act: definition of sale: advertisement service exception.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/4/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/4/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  1:30 p.m. - Room 112  SENATE JUDICIARY, JACKSON, Chair
  Summary: Would provide that, for purposes of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a business does not sell personal information if the business, pursuant to a written contract, shares, discloses, or otherwise communicates to another business or third party a unique identifier only to the extent necessary to serve or audit a specific advertisement to the consumer. The bill would require the contract to prohibit the other business or third party from sharing, selling, or otherwise communicating the information except as necessary to serve or audit advertisement from the business.
            Subject   
            PRIVACY   


  Public Utilities Comm.



 
  AB 1054 (Holden D)   Public Utilities Commission: chief internal auditor.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: Under current law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities. Current law requires the commission to appoint a chief internal auditor, to hold office at the pleasure of the commission and to perform specified functions.This bill would require that the chief internal auditor have expertise in accounting, risk management, and information technology, and have familiarity with industry best practices.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1072 (Patterson R)   Public Utilities Commission: audits and reviews.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 3/25/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY UTILITIES AND ENERGY, HOLDEN, Chair
  Summary: Would require the Public Utilities Commission to review or audit, rather than inspect and audit, the books and records of each electrical, gas, heat, telegraph, telephone, and water corporation for regulatory purposes, rather than regulatory and tax purposes. The bill would require that the review or audit comport with the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as specified.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1166 (Levine D)   Public works: protection of underground infrastructure: regional notification center system: electronic positive response.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/1/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Last Amend: 4/1/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY UTILITIES AND ENERGY, HOLDEN, Chair
  Summary: Current law requires an excavator planning to conduct an excavation to notify the appropriate regional notification center of the excavator’s intent to excavate at least 2 working days, and not more than 14 calendar days, before beginning that excavation. Current law requires the regional notification center to take the information and provide a ticket, and prohibits an excavator from beginning excavation until the excavator receives a response from all known operators of subsurface installations within the delineated boundaries of the proposed area of excavation, as provided. This bill would on and after January 1, ____, require every operator to supply an electronic positive response through the regional notification center before the legal excavation start date and time.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1323 (Stone, Mark D)   Public utilities: information: confidentiality.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/2/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/2/2019
  Summary: The Public Utilities Act prohibits the commission or an officer or employee of the commission from disclosing any information furnished to the commission by a public utility, a subsidiary, an affiliate, or a corporation holding a controlling interest in a public utility, unless the information is specifically required to be open to public inspection under the act, except on order of the commission or a commissioner in the course of a hearing or proceeding. This bill would instead require the information to be open to public inspection unless federal or state law or an order of the commission based on a specified finding requires the information to be closed to inspection, or the withholding of that information is ordered by the commission, a commissioner, or an administrative law judge in the course of a hearing or proceeding.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1409 (Chau D)   California Teleconnect Fund Administrative Committee Fund: Digital Divide Grant Program: homework gap projects.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/11/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/11/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  Upon adjournment of Utilities and Energy Committee - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Current law requires 15% of the revenues from fees collected from the lease of state-owned real property to the providers of wireless telecommunication services, with certain exceptions, and certain penalties on holders of state franchises for the provision of video service, to be deposited into the Digital Divide Account, which is established in the fund, to be used only for digital divide pilot projects, and defines for this purpose “digital divide projects” to mean community technology programs, as defined, involved in certain activities. This bill would expressly require the Department of General Services to timely deposit those revenues into the account, and would continuously appropriate the moneys in the account to the commission for purposes of the Digital Divide Grant Program.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1693 (Cervantes D)   Public utilities: contracting.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/9/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/9/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY UTILITIES AND ENERGY, HOLDEN, Chair
  Summary: Current law requires the Public Utilities Commission to require every electrical, gas, water, wireless telecommunications service provider, and telephone corporation with annual gross revenues exceeding $25,000,000, and their regulated subsidiaries and affiliates, to annually submit a detailed and verifiable plan for increasing procurement from women, minority, disabled veteran, and LGBT business enterprises, as defined, in all categories, including, but not limited to, renewable energy, wireless telecommunications, broadband, smart grid, and rail projects. The commission, by its rulemaking authority, has adopted General Order 156, applicable to certain electrical, gas, and telephone corporations, to effectuate these and related requirements. This bill would replace the term “LGBT business enterprise” with “LGBTQ business enterprise” for those purposes, and would make conforming changes.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1699 (Levine D)   Telecommunications: public safety customer accounts: states of emergency.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  Upon adjournment of Utilities and Energy Committee - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Would prohibit a telecommunications service provider from throttling or otherwise failing to provide adequate or necessary telecommunications service to its public safety customer accounts during a state of emergency.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  AB 1757 (Patterson R)   Public Utilities Commission: decisions: public review and comment.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Te Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities and can establish its own procedures, subject to the statutory restrictions and constitutional requirements of due process. Current law requires that certain decisions, including resolutions, be served on parties and subject to at least 30 days’ public review and comment prior to being voted on. Under existing law, the 30-day period may be reduced or waived in an unforeseen emergency situation, upon the stipulation of all parties in the proceeding, for an uncontested matter in which the decision grants the relief requested, or for an order seeking temporary injunctive relief. This bill would instead subject those decisions to at least 45 days of public review and comment and would authorize the reduction or waiving of that 45-day period under the same conditions.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   
 
  SB 550 (Hill D)   Public utilities: merger, acquisition, or control of electrical or gas corporations.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/2/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/2/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - Room 3191  SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS, HUESO, Chair
  Summary: Would require the Public Utilities Commission, before authorizing a merger, acquisition, or change in control of an electrical or gas corporation, to additionally ensure the proposal includes specified elements, including a nonpunitive system for reporting potential safety incidents to the commission, and find, on balance, that the proposal improves the safety of the utility service provided by the electrical or gas corporation.
            Subject   
            Public Utilities Comm.   


  TAX



 
  AB 147 (Burke D)   Use taxes: collection: retailer engaged in business in this state: marketplace facilitators.
  Current Text: Enrollment: 4/15/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/14/2018
  Last Amend: 3/21/2019
  Summary: Would specify that, on and after April 1, 2019, a retailer engaged in business in this state includes any retailer that, in the preceding calendar year or the current calendar year, has total combined sales of tangible personal property for delivery in this state by the retailer and all persons related to the retailer that exceed $500,000. The bill would allow the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to grant relief to certain retailers engaged in business in this state for specified interest or penalties imposed on use tax liabilities due and payable for tax reporting periods beginning April 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2022.
            Subject   
            TAX   
 
  AB 1677 (Weber D)   Call centers: protections.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/25/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 447  ASSEMBLY LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, KALRA, Chair
  Summary: Would establish the Protect Call Center Jobs Act of 2019 to would require an employer of customer service employees in a call center, as specified, that intends to relocate from this state to a foreign country to notify the Labor Commissioner at least 120 days before the relocation. The bill would require the Labor Commissioner to impose, in the commissioner’s discretion, one of two specified penalties, including a civil penalty of up to $10,000, upon an employer that fails to provide this notice.
            Subject   
            Labor / Employment, TAX   
 
  ACA 1 (Aguiar-Curry D)   Local government financing: affordable housing and public infrastructure: voter approval.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/18/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 3/18/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: The California Constitution prohibits the ad valorem tax rate on real property from exceeding 1% of the full cash value of the property, subject to certain exceptions. This measure would create an additional exception to the 1% limit that would authorize a city, county, city and county, or special district to levy an ad valorem tax to service bonded indebtedness incurred to fund the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or replacement of public infrastructure, affordable housing, or permanent supportive housing, or the acquisition or lease of real property for those purposes, if the proposition proposing that tax is approved by 55% of the voters of the city, county, or city and county, as applicable, and the proposition includes specified accountability requirements.
            Subject   
            TAX   
 
  ACA 2 (Nazarian D)   State tax agency.
  Current Text: Introduced: 12/3/2018   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Summary: Would authorize the Legislature to vest all powers, duties, and responsibilities in a single state tax agency or separately in multiple state tax agencies. The measure would deem the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration and the office of Tax Appeals to be state tax agencies for purposes of these provisions and vest in those entities specified powers, duties and responsibilities currently vested in the State Board of Equalization.
            Subject   
            TAX   
 
  SB 522 (Hertzberg D)   Taxation.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Summary: Current law imposes various taxes, including sales and use taxes and income taxes.This bill would make legislative findings regarding the need for further efforts to modernize and restructure the state’s tax system and would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would accomplish specified purposes, including realigning the state’s outdated tax code with the realities of California’s 21st century economy.
            Subject   
            TAX   


  TELCO



 
  AB 183 (Wood D)   Telecommunications service: natural disasters: reports.
  Current Text: Introduced: 1/10/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 1/10/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: Would require the Public Utilities Commission to collect specified information from telecommunications service providers relating to the provider’s efforts and resources used to restore telecommunications service outages caused by, and to repair or replace related network infrastructure or facilities that were damaged as a result of, certain emergencies or natural disasters.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  AB 497 (Santiago D)   Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/12/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/12/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - State Capitol, Room 4202  ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS, GONZALEZ, Chair
  Summary: Current law establishes the requirements for the deaf and disabled telecommunications program and requires the Public Utilities Commission, until January 1, 2020, to establish a rate recovery mechanism through a surcharge not to exceed 1/2 of 1% uniformly applied to a subscriber’s intrastate telephone service, other than one-way radio paging service and universal telephone service, to allow providers of equipment and service pursuant to the program to recover their costs as they are incurred. This bill would extend collection of the surcharge until January 1, 2025.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  AB 956 (Diep R)   Telecommunications: automatic dialing-announcing devices: residential subscriber information: emergency alert notifications.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  Upon adjournment of Utilities and Energy Committee - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Current law expressly provides that the use of automatic dialing-announcing devices by law enforcement agencies, fire protection agencies, public health agencies, public environmental health agencies, city or county emergency services planning agencies, or any private for-profit agency operating under contract with, and at the direction of, one or more of these agencies, for specified purposes relating to public safety and emergencies is not prohibited. This bill would expressly provide that the use of automatic dialing-announcing devices by those entities to test, not more than once per year, the enhanced 911 emergency telephone system for data accuracy and emergency alert notification system capabilities is also not prohibited.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  AB 1079 (Santiago D)   Telecommunications: privacy protections.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  5/1/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Current law prohibits a provider of mobile telephony services, as defined, or any affiliate or agent of the provider, when providing the name and dialing number of a subscriber for inclusion in a directory or directory database, from including the dialing number of any subscriber without first obtaining the express consent of that subscriber. Current law authorizes providing those telephone numbers without regard to consent to a law enforcement agency, fire protection agency, public health agency, public environmental health agency, city or county emergency services planning agency, or private for-profit agency operating under contract with, and at the direction of, one or more of these agencies, for the exclusive purpose of responding to a 911 call or communicating an imminent threat to life or property. This bill would additionally authorize providing those telephone numbers to those parties without consent for the purpose of testing the systems that respond to 911 calls or testing systems that communicate threats to life or property.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  AB 1168 (Mullin D)   Emergency services: text to 911.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/21/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/21/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  Upon adjournment of Utilities and Energy Committee - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Current law, the Warren-911-Emergency Assistance Act, provides that each local public agency within its respective jurisdiction establish a basic system that automatically connects a person dialing 911 to an established public safety answering point through normal telephone service facilities, or to be part of such a system. This bill would require each public safety answering point to deploy a text to 911 service, no later than January 1, 2021, that is capable of accepting either Short Message Service messages or Real-Time Text messages.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  AB 1366 (Gonzalez D)   Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications services.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/25/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/25/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  Upon adjournment of Utilities and Energy Committee - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATIONS AND CONVEYANCE, SANTIAGO, Chair
  Summary: Current law, until January 1, 2020, prohibits the commission, a department, an agency, or a political subdivision of the state from regulating Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled service, as defined, except as required or delegated by federal law or as expressly directed to do so by statute. This bill would extend indefinitely the qualified prohibition upon the commission, a department, an agency, or a political subdivision of the state regulating Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled service, with the additional qualification that the commission, a department, an agency, or a political subdivision of the state would be authorized to exercise regulatory jurisdiction and control as expressly and specifically directed by the Legislature in the interest of public safety or consumer protection.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  SB 46 (Jackson D)   Emergency services: telecommunications.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/5/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 12/3/2018
  Last Amend: 3/5/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - Room 3191  SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS, HUESO, Chair
  Summary: Current law authorizes each county, including a city and county, to enter into an agreement to access the contact information of resident accountholders through the records of a public utility or other agency responsible for water service, waste and recycling services, or other property-related services for the sole purpose of enrolling county residents in a county-operated public emergency warning system. Current law requires any county that enters into such an agreement to include procedures to enable any resident to opt out of the warning system and a process to terminate the receiving agency’s access to the resident’s contact information. Current law prohibits the use of the information gathered for any purpose other than for emergency notification. This bill would expand these provisions to authorize a city to enter into an agreement to access the contact information of resident accountholders through the records of a public utility, as specified.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  SB 208 (Hueso D)   Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/28/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/4/2019
  Last Amend: 3/28/2019
  Summary: Current federal law, with certain exceptions, makes it unlawful for any person within the United States, in connection with any telecommunications service or internet protocol enabled voice service, to cause any caller identification service to knowingly transmit misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with the intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value. This bill would require a telecommunications service provider, on or before July 1, 2020, to implement specified protocols or similar standards to verify and authenticate caller identification for calls carried over an internet protocol network. The bill would authorize the Public Utilities Commission and the Attorney General to bring an action pursuant to the above-described federal law and would authorize the commission to work with the Attorney General for the purpose of enforcing that law.
            Subject   
            TELCO   
 
  SB 670 (McGuire D)   Telecommunications: outages affecting public safety.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would require a provider of telecommunications services, as defined, that provides access to 911 service to provide responder outage notification by electronic mail to the Office of Emergency Services whenever an outage occurs limiting the provider’s customers’ ability to make 911 calls or receive emergency notifications, within 60 minutes of discovering the outage. The bill would make the Office of Emergency Services responsible for notifying any applicable county office of emergency services and the sheriff of any county affected by the outage. The bill would require the responder outage notification to the Office of Emergency Services to include the telecommunications provider’s contact name, a calling number to be staffed as specified, and a description of the estimated area affected by the outage.
            Subject   
            TELCO   


  Wildfires



 
  AB 235 (Mayes R)   Electrical corporations: local publicly owned electric utilities: California Wildfire Catastrophe Fund Act.
  Current Text: Introduced: 1/18/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 1/18/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  1:30 p.m. - State Capitol, Room 437  ASSEMBLY UTILITIES AND ENERGY, HOLDEN, Chair
  Summary: Would create the California Wildfire Catastrophe Fund Authority, which would be governed by a board of directors. The bill would authorize electrical corporations and local publicly owned electric utilities to participate in the authority. The bill would require each participating entity to make an initial contribution and annual contributions to the authority, and would require the board to deposit those contributions into an account dedicated to receiving contributions from that participating entity.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   
 
  SB 133 (Galgiani D)   Wildfires: detection.
  Current Text: Introduced: 1/14/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 1/14/2019
  Summary: Current law establishes various programs for the prevention, detection, and mitigation of wildfires.This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to create and fund a program for installing remote infrared cameras that can help in detecting wildfires.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   
 
  SB 209 (Dodd D)   Wildfire: California Wildfire Warning Center: weather monitoring.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/11/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/4/2019
  Last Amend: 4/11/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - Room 3191  SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS, HUESO, Chair
  Summary: Would establish in the state government the California Wildfire Warning Center. The center would comprise representatives from the Public Utilities Commission, the Office of Emergency Services, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, two county fire chiefs, a representative of an electrical corporation, and a representative of a local publicly owned electric utility, as provided. The center would have various responsibilities relating to fire-threat weather conditions, including overseeing the development and deployment of a statewide network of automated weather and environmental stations designed to observe mesoscale meteorological phenomena that contribute to increased wildfire risk, including a statewide fire weather forecasting, monitoring, and threat assessment system, as provided.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   
 
  SB 548 (Hill D)   Electricity: transmission facilities: inspection.
  Current Text: Introduced: 2/22/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Summary: Would require the Public Utilities Commission to adopt a new, or amend an existing, general order to establish a schedule of inspection by electrical corporations of their transmission facilities.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   
 
  SB 549 (Hill D)   Public Utilities Commission: rates: capital structure changes.
  Current Text: Amended: 4/3/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 4/3/2019
  Calendar:  4/24/2019  9 a.m. - Room 3191  SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS, HUESO, Chair
  Summary: Under current law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities, including electrical corporations. Current law authorizes the commission to fix the rates and charges for every public utility and requires that those rates and charges be just and reasonable.This bill would authorize the commission to approve a capital structure change or increase in rates for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company only upon the Legislature, by statute, approving the capital structure change or increase in rates.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   
 
  SB 584 (Moorlach R)   Electricity: undergrounding of electrical wires.
  Current Text: Amended: 3/27/2019   html   pdf
  Introduced: 2/22/2019
  Last Amend: 3/27/2019
  Calendar:  4/23/2019  9 a.m. - Room 112  SENATE NATURAL RESOURCES AND WATER, STERN, Chair
  Summary: Would require the Public Utilities Commission to require electrical corporations, by July 1, 2020, to develop and administer programs to provide matching funds to local jurisdictions for conversion projects to replace overhead electrical infrastructure with underground electrical infrastructure in a Tier 3 High Fire-Threat District or wildland urban interface area. The bill would require the commission to direct electrical corporations to reallocate credits provided to a jurisdiction under the Rule 20A program for purposes of conversion projects in Tier 3 High Fire-Threat Districts and wildland urban interface areas, as specified.
            Subject   
            Wildfires   

Total Measures: 67

Total Tracking Forms: 67



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