(a) On or before October 30, 2006, the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) shall conduct an extraordinary audit of the Compton Community College District, to be delivered to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Director of Finance, focused upon an examination of alleged fraud, misappropriation of funds, or other illegal fiscal practices. The audit shall be conducted in a timely and efficient manner.
(b) On or before January 31, 2007, the FCMAT shall conduct a comprehensive assessment and prepare a recovery plan, to be delivered to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Department of Finance, for the Compton Community College District addressing the five operational areas: financial management, academic achievement, personnel management, facilities management, and governance/community relations.
(c) The FCMAT shall file a written status report at regular intervals with the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature, the advisory committee to the special trustee, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Director of Finance, and the Governor. The status reports shall include the progress that the Compton Community College District is making in meeting the recommendations of the FCMAT comprehensive assessment and addressing the deficiencies identified by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an amount of up to five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) shall be provided to the Compton Community College District from any funds budgeted for FCMAT in Item 6110-107-0001 of Section 2.00 of the annual Budget Act or any other funds available from prior budget years for FCMAT for the purpose of funding the audit described in subdivision (a) of this section.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 349, Sec. 1.)