Report 2009-103 Recommendation 21 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 #21 To: Public Health, Department of
To make certain that it fairly evaluates offers and supplier responses, both departments should ensure that they obtain annual financial interest statements from all designated employees.
1-Year Agency Response
Effective November 3, 2009, Public Health issued a policy that requires each staff member who participates in the procurement process to file a conflict-of-interest and confidentiality statement it created. To its procurement checklists, Public Health added a reminder that each member of the evaluation team must complete conflict-of-interest and confidentiality statements. (2011-406, p. 91).
- Response Date: September 2010
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.