Report 2010-118 Recommendation 10 Responses
Report 2010-118: California Prison Industry Authority: It Can More Effectively Meet Its Goals of Maximizing Inmate Employment, Reducing Recidivism, and Remaining Self-Sufficient (Release Date: May 2011)
Recommendation #10 To: Prison Industry Authority
When performing analyses to establish prices for its products, CALPIA should document the basis for each productís or serviceís profit margin and should also ensure that it always considers and documents market data when making pricing decisions.
1-Year Agency Response
CALPIA indicates that each product price analysis now includes the basis for the productís profit margin as well as market data for comparable products. (See 2013-406, p. 222)
- Response Date: May 2012
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.