Report 2010-118 Recommendation 9 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 #9 To: Prison Industry Authority
CALPIA should continue to use its recently improved method of identifying new product ideas and the changing needs of state agencies.
1-Year Agency Response
CALPIA states that it is continuing to use the recently updated product development process to ensure product and enterprise concepts are properly screened prior to their launch. It also indicates that it is documenting instructions for using this process on the CALPIA intranet for staff. (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.