CPX Legislative Update – 2019 Wrap-up

For this final update for the 2019 legislative session, we will do things a little differently. Below is a table of all the bills we kept an eye on during the 2019 session. On the left is the bill number and bill author, middle column is the brief description from leginfo, and on the right, the status of the bill.

We’ll be back in January, 2020. Till then, enjoy the break!

Bill Number/Bill Author
Brief Description
Status
AB-235

(Mayes)

Electrical corporations: wildfire victim recovery bonds Two-year bill
AB-296

(Cooley)

Climate change: Climate Innovation Grant Program: voluntary tax contributions Vetoed
AB-684

(Levine)

Building standards: electric vehicle charging infrastructure Vetoed
AB-857

(Chiu)

Public banks Enacted
AB-915

(Mayes)

California Renewables Portfolio Standards Program Two-year bill
AB-961

(Reyes)

Energy programs and projects: nonenergy benefits Two-year bill
AB-1144

(Friedman)

Self-generation incentive program: community energy storage systems: high fire threat districts Enacted
AB-1347

(Horvath)

Electricity: renewable energy and zero-carbon resources: state and local government buildings. Two-year bill
AB-1371

(Cunningham)

California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: offshore wind generation. Two-year bill
AB-1584

(Quirk)

Electricity: cost allocation. Enacted
SB-45

(Allen, et al)

Wildfire Prevention, Safe Drinking Water, Drought Preparation, and Flood Protection Bond Act of 2020. Two-year bill
SB-155

(Bradford)

California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: integrated resource plans. Enacted
SB-168

(Wieckowski)

Climate change: Chief Climate Resilience Officer. Two-year bill
SB-212

(Allen)

Elections: local voting methods. Vetoed
SB-246 Oil and gas severance tax. Two-year bill
SB-255

(Bradford)

Women, minority, disabled veteran, and LGBT business enterprise procurement: electric service providers: energy storage system companies: community choice aggregators. Enacted
SB-350

(Hertzberg)

Electricity: resource adequacy: multiyear centralized resource adequacy mechanism. Two-year bill
SB-386

(Caballero)

California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: irrigation districts. Two-year bill
SB-520

(Hertzberg)

Electrical service: provider of last resort. Enacted
SB-548

(Hill)

Electricity: transmission facilities: inspection. Two-year bill
SB-549

(Hill)

Public Utilities Commission: rates: capital structure changes. Two-year bill
SB-550

(Hill)

Public utilities: merger, acquisition, or control of electrical or gas corporations. Enacted
SB-662

(Archuleta)

Green electrolytic hydrogen. Two-year bill
SB-676

(Bradford)

Transportation electrification: electric vehicles: grid integration. Enacted
SB-766

(Stern)

Public utilities: weatherization. Two-year bill
SB-772

(Bradford)

Long duration bulk energy storage: procurement. Two-year bill
SB-774

(Stern)

Electricity: microgrids.    Two-year bill

 

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