Report 2011-504 Recommendation 20 Responses

Report 2011-504: High-Speed Rail Authority Follow-Up: Although the Authority Addressed Some of Our Prior Concerns, Its Funding Situation Has Become Increasingly Risky and the Authority's Weak Oversight Persists (Release Date: January 2012)

Recommendation #20 To: High-Speed Rail Authority, California

To be aware of and respond effectively to circumstances that could significantly delay or halt the program, the Authority should monitor the Program Manager's risk management practices to ensure that either it or the Program Manager identifies and promptly and appropriately addresses risks.

6-Month Agency Response

The Authority indicated that its risk manager plans to regularly meet with risk management staff, including the Program Manager, to provide necessary Authority control, direction, oversight, and information sharing. (See 2013-406, p. 247)

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

All Recommendations in 2011-504

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.