Report 2014-116 Recommendation Responses

Report 2014-116: California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost (Release Date: February 2015)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To ensure that it receives timely and meaningful information regarding the status of the BreEZe project, the Legislature should enact legislation that requires Consumer Affairs to submit a statutory report annually, beginning on October 1, 2015, that will include a description of whether and to what extent the system will achieve any operational efficiencies resulting from implementation by the regulatory entities.

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this specific recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: No Action Taken


Description of Legislative Action

AB 507 would have required the Department of Consumer Affairs, on or before March 1, 2016 or thereafter when available, to submit an annual report to the Legislature and the Department of Finance that includes the department's plans for implementing the BreEZe system at specified regulatory entities included in the Department's 3rd phase of the implementation project, including a timeline for the implementation. The bill also would have required the department to post on its Internet website the name of each regulatory entity that is utilizing the BreEZe system once the regulatory entity begins using the BreEZe system.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: March 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Legislation Proposed But Not Enacted


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 2014-116


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