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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Southern California Gas Company
Current Parent CompanySempra Energy
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Penalty: $2,700,000
Year: 2023
Date: April 6, 2023
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Under a settlement between the Public Utilities Commission and SoCalGas resolving allegations of improper collection of deposits from the utility's residential and small business customers., the utility agreed to pay $2,086,275 to residential and small business customers that were improperly billed for deposits; a $400,000 penalty to California's General Fund; and $213,725 to the SoCalGas Gas Assistance Fund to assist customers facing financial hardship in paying their bills.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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