AB-1427. Public utility franchises.

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A spot bill.

Existing law authorizes a local government to grant franchises and other privileges to certain public utilities, and requires that those franchises or privileges be granted consistent with specified conditions.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that requirement.

Committee Location: Introduced February 17; committee assignment pending.

Full bill text and related information.

Bill author: Assemblymember Phillip Chen: