House Amendment To Texas Bill Changing Composition Of Texas PUC Requires One Commissioner To Have Background In Representing The Interests Of Customers, Be Qualified In Public Interest Advocacy
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In passing to third reading SB 2154, a bill which would change the composition of the Texas PUC, the Texas House adopted an amendment which would require that, "At least one [PUC] commissioner must be well informed and qualified in the
field of public interest advocacy and have a background in representing the
interests of customers of utilities."
SB 2154, which still must pass third reading by the House (and then be subject to concurrence by or conference with the Senate), would increase the number of PUC Commissioners from three to five, and make other qualification changes