Report I2016-2 Recommendation 6 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 #6 To: Health Care Services, Department of

Designate a specific individual within the former section chief's division to track division staff's completion of ethics training. Health Care Services should ensure it maintains a copy of the staff's certificates of completion for five years as required by state law and department policy.

Agency Response From September 2016

As of June 2016, the division had designated a training coordinator to track and log all of the division staff members' mandatory ethics training. As with all other mandated training, all supervisors are required to keep records of their staff training. The division now also requires that all training is reported by each supervisor and manager to the division training coordinator. The division coordinator tracks all training and reports directly to the division chief.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2016-2