CA Welf & Inst Code Section 16501.7


On or before December 1, 2005, the State Department of Social Services shall develop, and provide to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, a Child Welfare Services/Case Management System system performance commitments plan. The plan shall be developed in conjunction with the Office of System Integration, the Office of Technology Services, and the County Welfare Directors Association.


(1)The plan developed as required by subdivision (a) shall include, but not be limited to, performance standards for system availability, application transaction time, batch processing windows, data downloads, a process for the identification, tracking, and response of repair service requests, data backup and recovery, help desk responsiveness, and a process for security incidents.


The plan may include print time.


The plan shall describe all of the following:


The mechanism for tracking system performance.


Corrective action protocols.


The steps that will be taken should performance fall below standards for a specified period of time.


It is the intent of the Legislature that the plan developed pursuant to this section shall do all of the following:


Appropriately assign responsibility for ensuring service levels to the entity accountable.


Prioritize implementation of components of the plan.


Address implementation feasibility of the plan’s components, including any issues regarding plan implementation that need to be addressed.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 16501.7’s source at ca​.gov