Ex Parte Communications

Beginning January 1st, 2013, Senate Bill (SB) 965 authorized ex parte communication between interested persons and board members for general WDR proceedings. As part of SB 965, interested persons who meet with board members must publically disclose the ex parte communication.

SB 965 defines interested persons as dischargers and their representatives/employees; persons with a financial interest in the general order; and representatives acting on behalf of an interest group.

  • Publication and Forms related to Ex Parte Communications
  • Ex Parte Communications Related to:

    There are no impending or ongoing proceedings for general orders, general water quality certifications, or conditional waivers that are subject to ex parte communication disclosure requirements under Water Code section 13287.