Report 2009-501 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report 2009-501: State Mandates: Operational and Structural Changes Have Yielded Limited Improvements in Expediting Processes and in Controlling Costs and Liabilities (Release Date: October 2009)

Recommendation #7 To: Mandates, Commission on State

The Commission should continue its efforts to work with the legislative subcommittee and other relevant parties to establish a reconsideration process that will allow mandates to undergo revision when appropriate.

1-Year Agency Response

In October 2010 the governor approved Chapter 719, Statutes of 2010, authorizing the Commission to adopt new test claim decisions upon a showing that the State’s Liability for a previously adopted decision has been modified on a subsequent change in law. (See 2011-406, p. 53)

  • Response Date: October 2010

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

All Recommendations in 2009-501

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.