Report 2009-109 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2009-109: Sacramento and Marin Superior Courts: Both Courts Need to Ensure That Family Court Appointees Have Necessary Qualifications, Improve Administrative Policies and Procedures, and Comply With Laws and Rules (Release Date: January 2011)

Recommendation #4 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To ensure that its FCS mediators are qualified, the Sacramento superior and family courts should develop a policy to retain training completion records for at least as long as an FCS mediator is a court employee.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento Superior Court provided a retention policy titled Record Retention Policy for Human Resources Division and it requires training records for all court classifications to be kept in its staff ís official personnel files for five years after the employee separates from the court. (See 2013-406, p. 152)

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-109

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.