Report 2009-103 Recommendation 13 Responses

Report 2009-103: Departments of Health Care Services and Public Health: Their Actions Reveal Flaws in the State's Oversight of the California Constitution's Implied Civil Service Mandate and in the Departments' Contracting for Information Technology Services (Release Date: September 2009)

Recommendation #13 To: Public Health, Department of

To ensure that reporting into General Services contracts database is accurate and complete, both departments should establish a review-and-approval process for entering their contract information into the database.

1-Year Agency Response

Public Health stated that it plans to fully implement its new contract database by December 2010. Public Health added a reminder for entering information into General Services database to its procurement checklists and indicates that it has and will continue to regularly conduct reviews to ensure staff enter the information appropriately. (2011-406, p. 89).

  • Response Date: September 2010

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

Subsequent to the original publication of this response, the state auditor considered this recommendation to be fully implemented.

All Recommendations in 2009-103

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.