Report 2013-103 Recommendation 14 Responses

Report 2013-103: Armed Persons With Mental Illness: Insufficient Outreach From the Department of Justice and Poor Reporting From Superior Courts Limit the Identification of Armed Persons With Mental Illness (Release Date: October 2013)

Recommendation #14 To: Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Santa Clara courts should follow the requirements in state law related to how quickly to report individuals to Justice.

60-Day Agency Response

We have fully implemented procedures in Criminal effective August 2013 and Probate effective December 2013. The procedure will be emailed as it is too long to contain herein.

  • Completion Date: August 2013
  • Response Date: January 2014

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

The procedures Santa Clara Court provided, if followed, should ensure that the court complies with the requirement in state law related to how quickly to report individuals to the Department of Justice.

All Recommendations in 2013-103

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.

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