Report I2016-2 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report I2016-2: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities (Release Date: August 2016)

Case Number I2015-0680

Recommendation #16 To: Parks and Recreation, Department of

Take appropriate corrective or disciplinary action against the officer for failing to follow policy in accepting items of value from a vendor who did business with State Parks.

Agency Response From November 2016

State Parks reported that in July 2016 it served the officer with a disciplinary action of a 10 percent pay reduction for six pay periods (six months). The officer requested a Skelly hearing, which resulted in a five percent pay reduction for six pay periods instead. State Parks approved the change and served the officer with an amended disciplinary action in August 2016.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2016-2