Report 2009-107.2 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report 2009-107.2: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Inmates Sentenced Under the Three Strikes Law and a Small Number of Inmates Receiving Specialty Health Care Represent Significant Costs (Release Date: May 2010)

Recommendation #7 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

To ensure that the State Controller's Office has accurate information on the number of authorized and filled positions, Corrections should determine why the number of positions the State Controllers' Office indicates are vacant is higher than the number of vacant positions it is aware of, and submit information to the State Controller's Office to correct this situation as necessary.

1-Year Agency Response

Corrections stated that it completed the design and development of all Human Resource functions in its Enterprise Resource Solution, the same system as the State Controller's Office uses and that this automated system includes a strong position maintenance module that will improve the accuracy of position information. Corrections also stated that it has completed various efforts to improve its position data, including reconciling position data with the State Controller's Office data, completing data cleansing activities, establishing a baseline position data set, and developing processes to ensure ongoing maintenance of position data. Corrections also stated that it is monitoring compliance and these efforts are ongoing. In August 2011 Corrections provided its monthly discrepancy summary for the months of February through August 2011 demonstrating its efforts to correct and reduce the number of discrepancies and continuous effort to reconcile budget information with the State Controller's Office. (See 2012-406, p. 173)

  • Response Date: May 2011

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

All Recommendations in 2009-107.2

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.