Report 2014-113 Recommendation Responses

Report 2014-113: California Department of Public Health: Even With a Recent Increase in Federal Funding, Its Efforts to Prevent Diabetes Are Focused on a Limited Number of Counties (Release Date: January 2015)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

If state lawmakers desire Public Health to increase its efforts to address diabetes, they should consider providing state funding to aid in those efforts. For instance, the Legislature could provide funding to establish a grants specialist position to identify and apply for federal and other grants.

Description of Legislative Action

Assembly Bill 1532 (Bloom) was introduced on February 17, 2017, and would require the Department of Public Health to establish a grant specialist who shall identify and apply for grants related to the prevention and management of diabetes. This bill is pending in the Senate.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: January 2018

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

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: January 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: No Action Taken

All Recommendations in 2014-113