Report 2016-131 Recommendation 17 Responses

Report 2016-131: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Must Increase Its Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Inmate Suicides (Release Date: August 2017)

Recommendation #17 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

To ensure that prisons can easily access Corrections' current policies related to mental health, Corrections should ensure that its program guide is current and complete as it works to incorporate the program guide into regulations. Corrections should immediately begin working with federal court monitors to draft regulations.

6-Month Agency Response

The SMHP and the Division of Adult Institutions continue to work on draft regulations.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2018
  • Response Date: February 2018

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


60-Day Agency Response

The SMHP and DAI continue to work on draft regulations.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2018
  • Response Date: October 2017

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


All Recommendations in 2016-131

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.