Panel OKs Bill For Better Cooperation With CPUC Probes

Law360, San Diego (June 11, 2012, 9:05 PM EDT) -- A bill that would require electrical and gas corporations to cooperate with the California Public Utilities Commission in investigations into unplanned service outages and other major accidents regardless of pending litigation or other investigations heads to the state Senate floor after sailing through a committee on Monday.

The Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee approved A.B. 2584, by Assemblyman Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, after putting the measure on the consent calendar. Under the legislation, companies would need to provide the CPUC with access to specific information related...
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