Report 2012-118 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2012-118: California Public Utilities Commission: Despite Administrative Weaknesses, It Has Generally Awarded Compensation to Intervenors in Accordance With State Law (Release Date: July 2013)

Recommendation #1 To: Public Utilities Commission

To prevent intervenors from expending resources in proceedings where they are ineligible to receive compensation, the commission should comply with state law by issuing within 30 days preliminary rulings concerning an intervenor's eligibility, when required to do so.

60-Day Agency Response

The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Division has documented and implemented procedures to ensure that a preliminary ruling is issued within 30 days after filing of notices of intent to claim compensation (NOIs), if required. A copy of the procedures memo is has been submitted to

  • Completion Date: September 2013
  • Response Date: September 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2012-118

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.