Report I2016-2 Recommendation 5 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 I2016-0011

Recommendation #5 To: Health Care Services, Department of

Conduct a review of all staff in the former section chief's division to ensure that all appropriate personnel have completed the required ethics training within the last two years, as state law requires.

Agency Response From July 2016

Health Care Services stated that it directed all division managers to review immediately the files of the staff members who directly reported to them to verify that those staff members had current ethics training certificates on file. As of July 2016, Health Care Services asserted that all of its designated division staff, including managers and supervisors, had met the ethics training requirement. It provided satisfactory evidence to us indicating that all relevant staff are current with their ethics training requirement.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2016-2