Report 2012-113 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2012-113: California State University's Extended Education: It Is Unclear Whether Supplanting Occurred, and Campuses Did Not Always Document Their Adherence to Laws, Policies, and Procedures (Release Date: December 2013)

Recommendation #4 To: University, California State

Within six months of the date the Legislature clarifies its intent regarding California Education Code, Section 89708, the Chancellor's Office should develop and issue final guidance to campuses regarding supplanting, including identifying appropriate oversight mechanisms for ensuring campuses' compliance with this law.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2017

The Chancellor's Office has been in discussions with stakeholders, who have expressed concerns with the draft policy. We have held a series of meetings over the past year, with the goal of settling the differences and moving forward with the finalization and issuance of the revised guidance. We anticipate issuing the guidance by December 2017, subject to final approval by Chancellor's Office administrators and final consultation with stakeholders.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2017

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


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2016

The Legislature's bill to clarify its intent regarding California Education Code, Section 89708, definition of supplant, was signed into law on September 3, 2015. The Chancellor's Office has been in the process of developing the final guidance for the campuses. We are currently in discussions with stakeholders and we expect to receive their response to the draft guidance by November 15, 2016. We anticipate issuing the guidance by December 2016, subject to approval by Chancellor's Office administrators and consultation with stakeholders.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2016

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


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2015

The Legislature's bill to clarify its intent regarding California Education Code, Section 89708, was signed into law on September 3, 2015. The Chancellor's office is currently in the process of developing the final guidance for the campuses. We anticipate issuing the guidance by March 2016, subject to approval by Chancellor's Office administrators and consultation with stakeholders.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2016

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


1-Year Agency Response

The Chancellor's Office will develop and issue final guidance if and when the legislature clarifies its intent regarding supplanting. No bills were passed in the previous legislative session that addressed this issue.

  • Estimated Completion Date: Unknown
  • Response Date: December 2014

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


6-Month Agency Response

The Chancellors Office will develop and issue final guidance once the Legislature clarifies its intent regarding supplanting. Currently, there are two bills under review by the Legislature.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 10, 2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The Chancellors office will develop and issue final guidance once the Legislature clarifies its intent regarding supplanting.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 10, 2014
  • Response Date: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2012-113

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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