Report 2005-111 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2005-111: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: The Intermediate Sanction Programs Lacked Performance Benchmarks and Were Plagued With Implementation Problems (Release Date: November 2005)

Recommendation #2 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

The parole division should ensure that the savings estimates developed during program planning are based on reasonable assumptions. If those assumptions change, it should update the savings estimates promptly.

1-Year Agency Response

The parole division concurs with our recommendation and indicates it will ensure that any discussions with legislative staff or other researchers include reasonable projections or estimates, and that it updates and reassesses projected savings in a timely manner. Specifically, when developing its fiscal year 2006-07 budget, the parole division indicates adjusting the assumptions and savings estimates related to its parole programs based on current data. (2007-406, p.241)

  • Response Date: November 2006

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2005-111

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.