Report 2010-118 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2010-118: California Prison Industry Authority: It Can More Effectively Meet Its Goals of Maximizing Inmate Employment, Reducing Recidivism, and Remaining Self-Sufficient (Release Date: May 2011)

Recommendation #1 To: Prison Industry Authority

To ensure that it has a uniform set of inmate assignment standards, CALPIA should continue its efforts to issue regulations and complete the amendment of Corrections' operations manual. It should then work with Corrections to implement the changes to the inmate assignment criteria and the assignment process when the regulations take effect.

Agency Response*

In April 2013, the CALPIA Inmate work/Training and Education Regulations submitted to OAL were approved and can be referenced in 15 CCR 8004, 8006, 8007, and 8008. The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has implemented the policy and it is contained in their operating manual section 51121.1.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: April 2013
  • Response Date: October 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

CALPIA filed Inmate work/Training and Education Regulations with OAL for final review on September 14, 2012. Once approved, CALPIA will work with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to implement the new policy.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Estimated Completion Date: January 2013
  • Response Date: September 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Not Fully Implemented


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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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