California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1489

Introduced by Assembly Member Obernolte

February 27, 2015

An act to amend Section 5111 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to household goods carriers.


AB 1489, as introduced, Obernolte. Household goods carriers.

Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities, including transportation companies. Under existing law, the Household Goods Carriers Act, household goods carriers, as defined, are subject to the jurisdiction and control of the commission. The act declares that it is not to be construed as a regulation of interstate or foreign commerce, except as permitted under the United States Constitution and the acts of Congress.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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Section 5111 of the Public Utilities Code is
2amended to read:



This chapter shall not be construed as a regulation of
4commerce with foreign nations or among the several states, except
5insofar asbegin delete suchend deletebegin insert thatend insert regulation is not prohibited under the provisions
P2    1of thebegin insert United Statesend insert Constitution and the acts of the Congress of
2the United States.