Report 2012-122 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2012-122: Mental Health Services Act: The State's Oversight Has Provided Little Assurance of the Act's Effectiveness, and Some Counties Can Improve Measurement of Their Program Performance (Release Date: August 2013)

Recommendation #12 To: Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

To ensure that it can fulfill its evaluation responsibilities, the Accountability Commission should examine its prioritization of resources as it pertains to performing all necessary evaluations.

6-Month Agency Response

The Commission has examined its prioritization of resources and concludes that it will be able to perform all necessary evaluations stated in the Evaluation Master Plan and Implementation Plan since funding for the Evaluation Master Plan was included in the Governor's Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget.

  • Completion Date: October 2013
  • Response Date: February 2014

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


60-Day Agency Response

The Commission has examined its prioritization of resources and concludes that it will be able to perform all necessary evaluations stated in the Evaluation Master Plan and Implementation Plan since funding the Evaluation Master Plan was included in the Governor's FY 2013-14 May Revision.

  • Completion Date: October 2013
  • Response Date: October 2013

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

The Accountability Commission cites that funds for its evaluation efforts are included in the Governor's FY 2013-14 May Revision. Because the May Revision is a proposal rather than the approved budget, the Accountability Commission needs to examine its prioritization of resources in light of the approved budget.

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation

All Recommendations in 2012-122

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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