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Inventory of the Records of the Electricity Oversight Board
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Description
The Electricity Oversight Board was created by Chapter 854, Statutes of 1996, as part of the Legislature's restructuring of California's electricity industry. The records consist of twelve series (1996-2007)which document the Board's efforts to ensure a reliable electricity system and reasonable wholesale electricity prices.
Background
As part of the Legislature's restructuring of California's electricity industry, the Electricity Oversight Board (EOB) was created (Chapter 854, Statues of 1996) with the goal of ensuring a reliable electricity system and reasonable wholesale electricity prices. The Board was comprised of five members, with three voting seats. The voting members were appointed by the Governor for fixed terms and were subject to confirmation by the Senate. The two non-voting members were appointed by the Senate Rules Committee and the Assembly Speaker.
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18.5 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.