Report 2011-504 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2011-504: High-Speed Rail Authority Follow-Up: Although the Authority Addressed Some of Our Prior Concerns, Its Funding Situation Has Become Increasingly Risky and the Authority's Weak Oversight Persists (Release Date: January 2012)

Recommendation #10 To: High-Speed Rail Authority, California

To ensure that it has adequate staff to effectively oversee the program, the Authority should continue to fill its vacant positions.

Agency Response*

As of October 2012 the Authority filled all but one of its high-level vacant positions; the position of Chief Financial Officer remains vacant.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: January 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

As of March 2013, the Authority filled all of its high-level positions.


Agency Response*

As of October 2012 the Authority filled all but one of its high-level vacant positions; the position of chief financial officer remains vacant. (See 2013-406, p. 244)

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Response Date: August 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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