CA Gov't Code Section 15645


(a)

Upon completion of a survey of the procedures and practices of a county assessor, the board shall prepare a written survey report setting forth its findings and recommendations and transmit a copy to the assessor. In addition the board may file with the assessor a confidential report containing matters relating to personnel. Before preparing its written survey report, the board shall do both of the following:

(1)

Meet with the assessor to discuss and confer on those matters which may be included in the written survey report.

(2)

Notify the former assessor if the survey reviews the former assessor’s procedures and practices, and meet with the former assessor, upon his or her request, to discuss and confer on those matters that may be included in the survey report.

(b)

Within 30 days after receiving a copy of the survey report, the assessor may file with the board a written response to the findings and recommendations in the survey report.
The board may, for good cause, extend the period for filing the response.

(c)

(1)The survey report, together with the assessor’s response, if any, and the board’s comments, if any, shall constitute the final survey report. An addendum to the final survey report shall be published to include a former assessor’s written response to the findings and recommendations in the survey report that reviewed the former assessor’s procedures and practices, if any, and the board’s comments, if any. The final survey report shall be issued by the board as follows:

(A)

For any survey commenced before July 1, 2016, within two years after the date the board began the survey.

(B)

For any survey commenced on or after July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017, within 15 months after the date the board began the survey.

(C)

For any survey commenced on or after July 1, 2017, within 12 months after the date the board began the survey.

(2)

Within a year after receiving a copy of the final survey report, and annually thereafter, no later than the date on which the initial report was issued by the board and until all issues are resolved, the assessor shall file with the board of supervisors a report, indicating the manner in which the assessor has implemented or intends to implement, or the reasons for not implementing, the recommendations of the survey report, with copies of that response being sent to the Governor, the Attorney General, the State Board of Equalization, the Senate and Assembly, and to the grand juries and assessment appeals boards of the counties to which they relate.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 15645’s source at ca​.gov