Governor’s Reorganization Plans

A Review of Government Reorganization Plan No. 2

Report #211, May 2012
Proposed by: Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Objective: Restructure various agencies and departments. Commission recommendation: Allow plan to take effect.

A Review of the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to Unify and Streamline the California State Personnel System

Report #206, June 2011
The Little Hoover Commission on Thursday recommended that the Legislature allow the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to go into effect that would unify state personnel functions under a new California Department of Human Resources (CalHR). The...

A Review of the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to Consolidate Information Technology Functions

Report #196, March 2009
The Little Hoover Commission on Thursday recommended the Legislature allow the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to consolidate information technology functions under the Office of the State Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to go into effect. The...

A Review of the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to Create a Department of Energy

Report #182, June 2005
Proposed by: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Objective: Establish a Department of Energy through the consolidation of the functions of several departments, commissions and offices that implement state energy...

Reconstructing Government: A Review of the Governor’s Reorganization Plan to Create a Department of Technology Services

Report #180, May 2005
Proposed by: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Objective: Consolidate the state’s two general purpose data centers and its telecommunications unit into a new Department of Technology Services. Commission...

Reconstructing Government: A Review of the Governor’s Reorganization Plan Reforming California’s Youth & Adult Correctional Agency

Report #179, February 2005
Proposed by: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Objective: Transform the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency (YACA) and its related departments, board and one commission, into a new cabinet level agency, the...

Only A Beginning: The Proposed Labor & Workforce Development Agency

Report #164, April 2002
The Little Hoover Commission on Monday recommended that the Legislature accept the Governor’s proposal to create a Labor and Workforce Development Agency on the condition that the administration prepares detailed plans for improving services to the...

A Review of Governor’s Reorganization Plan for Regulatory Oversight of Managed Health Care in California

Report #147, June 1998
Proposed by: Governor Pete Wilson. Objective: Create a Department of Managed Care, abolish the Department of Corporations and expand the role and rename the Department of Financial Institutions. Commission...

A Review of Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 3 of State Fire Marshal/Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Report #134, June 1995
Proposed by: Governor Pete Wilson. Objective: Merge the Office of State Fire Marshal with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Commission recommendation: Allow...

A Review of Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 1 on Energy, Oil and Recycling Programs

Report #131, March 1995
Proposed by: Governor Pete Wilson. Objective: Reorganize the California Energy Commission and related governmental functions. Specifically, the plan eliminates the Energy Commission, transfers all...