Report 2014-131 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2014-131: California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online (Release Date: June 2015)

Recommendation #16 To: Human Resources, California Department of

To ensure that updates to its website are tested for accessibility, by July 31, 2015, CalHR should develop and follow a written test approach that describes how and when changes to its website will be reviewed. This plan should describe how the department will include both automated and manual forms of accessibility testing.

Agency Response*

CalHR developed a new comprehensive Test Management Plan that includes manual and automated accessibility testing procedures. This plan outlines the procedures and workflow for how and when changes to any CalHR website will be tested and reviewed. In addition, CalHR has set development policies for application development that includes accessibility testing and validation. This recommendation is complete as of July 3, 2015.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: July 2015
  • Response Date: July 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: 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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