Report 2012-117 Recommendation 21 Responses

Report 2012-117: State Athletic Commission: Its Ongoing Administrative Struggles Call Its Future Into Question (Release Date: March 2013)

Recommendation #21 To: Athletic Commission, State

To ensure that it uses the neurological account as the Legislature intended, the commission needs to conduct a thorough analysis that identifies the average cost of neurological examinations and the number of athletes whom it licenses. If, after performing such an analysis, the commission determines that it cannot comply with the law as it is currently written, it needs to work with Consumer Affairs' legal counsel and the Legislature to determine a reasonable alternative use of the neurological account.

Agency Response*

CSAC Response: After an analysis conducted by the Commission, Senate Bill 309 addresses these concerns.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: Jan 1, 2014
  • Response Date: September 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

The commission indicated that it worked with Consumer Affairs and the Legislature to determine a reasonable use of the neurological account. As a result of this work, the Legislature introduced legislation related to the neurological account.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Response Date: March 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

The commission conducted an analysis and worked with Consumer Affairs and the Legislature to determine a reasonable use of the neurological account


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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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