Report 2005-123 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report 2005-123: Department of Corporations: It Needs Stronger Oversight of Its Operations and More Efficient Processing of License Applications and Complaints (Release Date: January 2007)

Recommendation #7 To: Corporations, Department of

To ensure that all applications are reviewed promptly and sufficiently, Corporations should follow the law in notifying applicants once their applications are complete.

1-Year Agency Response

Corporations stated that the financial division has revised its procedures for processing applications to include having staff notify supervisors when an application has stalled. The reason for the stall will be determined and corrective action taken. Managers will also review a log or aging schedule to determine if any applications have stalled. These revised procedures will be written and included in an applications procedures manual for the financial division. Further, Corporations indicated that it has developed and will maintain the data necessary to calculate the number of days it takes to process applications. (See 2009-406, p. 33)

  • Response Date: January 2008

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

All Recommendations in 2005-123

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.