|Word Document PDF Document|
COM/JB2/ALJ/HSY/hkr Mailed 12/15/2006
Decision 06-12-041 December 14, 2006
BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Rulemaking on the Commission's Intervenor Compensation Program.
(Filed April 27, 2006)
OPINION ADOPTING AMENDMENTS
TO THE INTERVENOR COMPENSATION RULES
AND REVISING THE INTERVENOR COMPENSATION PROGRAM
We adopt our proposed amendments to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (Rules) regarding intervenor compensation as set forth in the appendix attached to this decision. The amendments (1) codify Commission precedent regarding eligibility and compensable costs, (2) provide intervenors with greater flexibility in filing notices of intent, (3) enact accounting and documentation requirements to facilitate Commission review and determination of eligibility and compensable costs, and (4) adopt a mechanism for providing notices of intent to claim compensation for judicial review costs.