2062.5. (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the department, the Office of the Inspector General, and the California Rehabilitation Oversight Board regularly provide information to the Legislature to allow it to better assess the performance of the department in establishing all of the following:
(1) Rehabilitative program performance targets, including an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of those programs and an analysis of the programs' success at reducing recidivism.
(2) Systems to ensure that rehabilitative programs are evidence-based.
(3) Processes to ensure that inmates who are most in need of
rehabilitative programs do in fact receive access to those programs.
(b) On or before January 10, 2020, and annually thereafter, the department, the Office of the Inspector General, and the California Rehabilitation Oversight Board shall report to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and to the public safety committees of both houses of the Legislature on the department's implementation of the State Auditor's recommendations as contained in the 2019 report entitled "Several Poor Administrative Practices Have Hindered Reductions in Recidivism and Denied Inmates Access to Inâ€‘Prison Rehabilitation Programs." The annual report should include all of the following:
(1) A report on the progress made toward ensuring that all rehabilitation programs are 100 percent evidence-based.
(2) The number of sanctions or other
adverse actions taken against rehabilitation program vendors in the previous year.
(3) Data on rehabilitation program success, including participant testimony, as discussed in the University of California, Irvine study on the department's rehabilitation programs entitled, "CPAP Assessment of CDCR Recidivism-Reduction Programs."
(4) The percentage of inmates that were recommended for rehabilitation programs who actually received the rehabilitation services.
(5) Data on the placement of inmates on rehabilitation program waiting lists after they have been identified as candidates for rehabilitation programs.
(6) Data on staffing levels for rehabilitation programs and a description of current efforts to reach full staffing.
(7) Data on the Prison Industry Authority program participation and a description of efforts to increase participation.
(8) Data on infrastructure capacity for rehabilitation programs and additional space needed, if any.
(9) Data on federal recidivism funds applied for by the department in the prior year.
(10) Data on rehabilitation program completion rates.
(11) Data on inmates receiving rehabilitation programs in their areas of expressed need.
(12) Data on recidivism rates for each rehabilitation program in operation over the previous year.
(13) Data on the
success of volunteer programs in rehabilitation and preventing recidivism.