On 5/26/17, the ALJ issued a proposed decision implementing new compliance requirements for the RPS program in response to SB350. These new rules for long-term contracts start with the compliance period beginning 1/1/21. The changes affect the role of long-term contracts in RPS procurement requirements and the methodology for determining how excess procurement in one compliance period may be applied to later compliance periods. Various parties filed comments on 6/20/17. The decision was approved by the Commission at the 6/29/17 meeting. On 5/26/17 the Assigned Commissioner and ALJ issued a ruling identifying issues and a schedule of review for 2017 RPS procurement plans, the ruling asks for comments on the RAM proposal. Comments on the RAM proposal were due by 6/19/17 and reply comme