Report 2010-118 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2010-118: California Prison Industry Authority: It Can More Effectively Meet Its Goals of Maximizing Inmate Employment, Reducing Recidivism, and Remaining Self-Sufficient (Release Date: May 2011)

Recommendation #2 To: Prison Industry Authority

CALPIA should maintain the source documentation used in calculating the savings it brings to the State as well as ensure that an adequate secondary review of its calculation occurs.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2013

CALPIA has an ISO approved work instruction used in calculating the savings it brings to the State of California. The document received an interagency review before it was finalized and is now referenced in our Quality Management System as document EXE-W001. Pursuant to ISO procedures, the calculation contained in this document is checked by CALPIA's external auditor.

  • Completion Date: October 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From September 2012

CALPIA is maintaining all source documentation in hard copy in a reference binder. In addition, CALPIA has nearly completed an updated calculation methodology with a detailed International Organization for Standards (ISO) 9001:2008 format work instruction. The work instruction will go through an interagency review before it is finalized. The calculation will be checked annually by CALPIA's external auditor.

  • Estimated Completion Date: November 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Not Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2010-118

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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