120-36.14. Contents of an evaluation report by the Program Evaluation Division.

(a) The Division shall complete an evaluation report for each evaluation required in the biennial work plan. The Division shall submit the report to the Committee for review and consideration. The Director shall notify the Committee cochairs when an evaluation report is ready to become available to the public as provided in G.S. 120-131.

(b) An evaluation report prepared by the Division shall, unless otherwise specified by the Committee, include the following:

(1) The findings of the Division concerning the merits of the program or activity based on whether the program or activity:

a. Is conducted efficiently by the State agency or non-State entity.

b. Is effective, meeting objectives, and achieving intended results.

c. Aligns with the State agency or non-State entity's mission.

d. Operates in accordance with law.

e. Does not duplicate another program or activity within the State agency, within another State agency, or within another non-State entity.

(1a) The quantitative indicators, including how the indicators were measured and rated, used to determine whether the program or activity:

a. Is conducted efficiently by the State agency or non-State entity.

b. Is effective, meeting objectives, and achieving intended results.

(1b) The cost of the program or activity broken out by activities performed and services provided.

(2) Specific recommendations for making the program or activity more efficient or effective.

(2a) Specific recommendations for consolidation or elimination of duplicative programs or activities if duplication occurs within the State agency, within another State agency, or within another non-State entity.

(3) Repealed by Session Laws 2018-101, s. 1, effective June 26, 2018.

(4) An estimate of the costs or savings expected from implementing the Division's recommendations concerning the program or activity.

(c) Upon request of the Division or Committee, a State agency or non-State entity shall submit a written response to a recommendation of the Division or Committee and a written explanation of the extent to which the State agency or non-State entity has implemented any of the recommendations of the Committee. (2007-78, s. 3; 2015-264, s. 68.5(b); 2018-101, s. 1.)