SB 434

  • California Senate Bill
  • 2013-2014 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 21, 2013
  • Passed Senate Jan 21, 2014
  • Passed Assembly Jun 16, 2014
  • Signed by Governor Sep 25, 2014

Public Utilities Commission: removal of a commissioner.

Abstract

The California Constitution establishes the Public Utilities Commission, with jurisdiction over all public utilities, and provides that the Legislature may remove a commissioner for incompetence, neglect of duty, or corruption, 23 of the membership of each house concurring. Existing law prohibits the commission, by order, decision, motion, settlement, or other action, from establishing a nonstate entity, as defined, with any moneys other than those moneys that would otherwise belong to the public utility's shareholders. That law prohibits the commission from entering into a contract with any nonstate entity in which a person serves as an owner, director, or officer while serving as a commissioner. That law additionally provides that, beginning June 1, 2014, a commissioner who acts as an owner, director, or officer of a nonstate entity that was established prior to January 1, 2014, as a result of an order, decision, motion, settlement, or other action by the Public Utilities Commission in which the commissioner participated, neglects his or her duty and may be removed pursuant to the California Constitution. This bill would provide that, beginning June 1, 2014, a commissioner who acts as an owner, director, or officer of a nonstate entity that was established as a result of an order, decision, motion, settlement, or other action by the Public Utilities Commission in which the commissioner participated, neglects his or her duty and may be removed pursuant to the California Constitution, irrespective of when the nonstate entity was established.

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Sep 25, 2014

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 546, Statutes of 2014.

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

Aug 20, 2014

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.

Aug 18, 2014

Senate

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 27. Noes 0. Page 4544.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

Aug 14, 2014

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 79. Noes 0. Page 6022.) Ordered to the Senate.

Senate

In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.

Aug 11, 2014

Assembly

Ordered to third reading.

Assembly

Read third time and amended. (Page 5970.)

Aug 04, 2014

Assembly

Ordered to third reading.

Senate

Action rescinded whereby the bill was read third time, passed, and ordered to the Senate.

Jun 23, 2014

Senate

Ordered to the Assembly.

Assembly

In Assembly. Held at Desk.

Senate

Withdrawn from engrossing and enrolling.

Jun 16, 2014

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 77. Noes 0. Page 5547.) Ordered to the Senate.

Senate

In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

Jun 11, 2014

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar.

Jun 10, 2014

Assembly

From committee: Do pass. Ordered to consent calendar. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (June 9).

Apr 24, 2014

Assembly

Referred to Com. on U. & C.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on U. & C.

Jan 21, 2014

Senate

Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 26. Noes 2. Page 2621.) Ordered to the Assembly.

Assembly

In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.

Jan 15, 2014

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Jan 14, 2014

Senate

Ordered to second reading.

Senate

Withdrawn from committee.

Jan 09, 2014

Senate

Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(c).

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(c).

Jan 07, 2014

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Jan 06, 2014

Senate

Amended.

Senate

Read second time.

Senate

Ordered to second reading.

Senate

From inactive file.

Jul 08, 2013

Senate

Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Hill.

May 28, 2013

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 24, 2013

Senate

Ordered to second reading.

Senate

Read third time and amended.

May 21, 2013

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 20, 2013

Senate

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 4. Noes 2. Page 990.) (May 20).

May 10, 2013

Senate

Set for hearing May 20.

May 07, 2013

Senate

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

May 06, 2013

Senate

From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 751.) (May 1).

Apr 29, 2013

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on GOV. & F.

Apr 24, 2013

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on GOV. & F.

Apr 17, 2013

Senate

Set for hearing May 1.

Apr 16, 2013

Senate

Set for hearing April 24.

Senate

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

Apr 03, 2013

Senate

Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on GOV. & F.

Apr 01, 2013

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

Mar 11, 2013

Senate

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

Feb 22, 2013

Senate

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 24.

Feb 21, 2013

Senate

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Bill Text

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02/21/13 - Introduced PDF
04/01/13 - Amended Senate PDF
04/24/13 - Amended Senate PDF
04/29/13 - Amended Senate PDF
05/07/13 - Amended Senate PDF
05/24/13 - Amended Senate PDF
01/06/14 - Amended Senate PDF
08/11/14 - Amended Assembly PDF
08/19/14 - Enrolled PDF
09/25/14 - Chaptered PDF

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