Section 15280 - Self-Auditing (California Code of Regulations)

§ 15280. Self-Auditing

(a) The CUPA shall conduct an annual self-audit at the end of each state fiscal year and shall be maintained on file by the CUPA for a period of five years. Annual self-audit reports shall be completed by September 30 of each year. The time period covered by each self-audit is the state fiscal year from July 1 through June 30 of each year.

(1) The first self-audit report shall be produced by September 30 following a full year of operation as a CUPA.

(2) Upon written request of the Secretary or a state agency responsible for overseeing one or more program elements, the CUPA shall forward the self-audit to the person or agency making the request upon 60 days notice.

(3) For an agency authorized to continue its role, responsibilities, and authority for a program element or elements pursuant to HSC sections 25404.3(f) or 25533(f), the self-audit shall only include information on the program element or elements that particular agency is authorized to continue to operate and shall not include information related to the surcharge or single fee system.

(b) The self-audit shall assess the performance of the CUPAs and any PAs implementation of standards in statutes and regulations established by the Secretary or the state agencies responsible for one or more of the program elements.

(c) The self-audit report shall include:

(1) A report of deficiencies with a plan of correction.

(2) A narrative summary of the effectiveness of activities including, but not limited to:

(A) Permitting;

(B) Inspections;

(C) Enforcement; and

(D) The single fee system.

(3) An explanation of any discrepancies on the annual and quarterly reports of program activities submitted to the Secretary pursuant to section 15290 and the Unified Program requirements for those activities.

(4) The annual review and update of the fee accountability program as required by section 15220.

(5) A record of changes in local ordinances, resolutions, and agreements affecting the Unified Program.

(6) A summary of new programs being included in the Unified Program if applicable.

(1. New article 6 and section filed 11-14-94 as an emergency; operative 11-14-94 (Register 94, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-20-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 2. New article 6 and section refiled 3-7-95 as an emergency; operative 3-7-95 (Register 95, No. 10). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-5-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 3. New article 6 and section refiled 7-7-95; operative 7-7-95 (Register 95, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-4-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 4. New article 6 and section refiled 11-3-95 as an emergency; operative 11-3-95 (Register 95, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-2-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 5. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-14-94 order including amendment of subsections (a), (a)(1)(A)-(B), (a)(2), (b), and (b)(1)(B), repealer of subsection (b)(1)(C)(ii) and subsection renumbering, amendment of subsection (b)(2), new subsection (b)(3), amendment of subsection (c)(1) and (c)(1)(A), repealer of subsection (c)(1)(B), new subsections (c)(1)(B)-(c)(1)(B)(iii), and amendment of subsection (c)(2) and Note transmitted to OAL 12-15-95 and filed 1-31-96 (Register 96, No. 5). 6. Change without regulatory effect adding subsection (b)(4) filed 5-28-97 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 97, No. 22). 7. Amendment of article heading, section heading, section and Note filed 1-8-99 as an emergency; operative 1-8-99 (Register 99, No. 2). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-10-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 8. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-8-99 order transmitted to OAL 4-2-99 and filed 5-14-99 (Register 99, No. 20). 9. Amendment of section heading and section filed 4-13-2007; operative 5-13-2007 (Register 2007, No. 15). 10. Change without regulatory effect renumbering subsections (a)(3)-(4) to subsections (a)(2)-(3) filed 3-21-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 12). 11. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 12-17-2013; operative 12-17-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2013, No. 51). 12. Amendment of subsection (a)(3) filed 6-14-2018; operative 7-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 24).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 25404, 25404(b) and 25404.6(c), Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25404(b), 25404(c), 25404(d), 25404.4(a)(1) and 25404.5(b), Health and Safety Code; and Title 23, Section 2713, California Code of Regulations.

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