Senate Bill 1463 - Electrical Lines Mitigation

July 31, 2016

Fact Sheet (PDF)

Senate Bill 1463 Bill Language (PDF)

Legislative Information


One of the paramount responsibilities of government is to provide for public safety.  Consequences of wildfire include loss of life, property damage, impacts on ecosystems, etc. and lay at the heart of several communities’ concern with wildfire and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) needs to be sure to take these into consideration when developing future standards.

Senate Bill 1463 instructs PUC on best use of fire hazard information in developing future heightened utility fire mitigation standards for at-risk communities throughout the state.