Report 2016-104 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2016-104: California Public Utilities Commission: It Should Reform Its Rules to Increase Transparency and Accountability, and Its Contracting Practices Do Not Align With Requirements or Best Practices (Release Date: September 2016)

Recommendation #2 To: Public Utilities Commission

To ensure that the choice of a vendor is sufficiently justified and that the vendor represents the best value, the CPUC should explain in its final decision how the vendor was the most qualified in all cases when the CPUC does not competitively select the vendor it directs utilities to contract with.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2017

The General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge hope to prepare the issue for referral by the end of the year.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 12/31/2107

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending


1-Year Agency Response

The General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge hope to prepare the issue for referral by the end of the year

  • Estimated Completion Date: 12/30/17
  • Response Date: September 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


6-Month Agency Response

The General Counsel and the Chief Administrative Law Judge will be referring this to the Policy and Governance Committee to adopt a formal policy.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 4/30/2017
  • Response Date: March 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The General Counsel and the Chief Administrative Law Judge will be referring this to the Policy and Governance Committee to adopt a formal policy.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/30/2017
  • Response Date: November 2016

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


All Recommendations in 2016-104

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.