Report 2007-030 Recommendation 8 Responses

Report 2007-030: State Bar of California: With Strategic Planning Not Yet Completed, It Projects General Fund Deficits and Needs Continued Improvement in Program Administration (Release Date: April 2007)

Recommendation #8 To: Bar of California, State

To ensure that it maximizes collection efforts and its ability to implement the Rules of Court as soon as the supreme court approves procedures allowing their use, the State Bar should complete its assessment of the costs and benefits of reporting judgments to credit-reporting agencies.

1-Year Agency Response

In March 2008 the State Bar completed its interviews of collection agencies currently under contract with the Administrative Office of the Courts and has contracted with the selected vendor to provide debt collection services, which include the reporting of judgments to credit reporting agencies. (See 2009-406, p. 258)

  • Response Date: April 2008

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2007-030

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.