Report 2008-113 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2008-113: Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board: It Has Begun Improving the Victim Compensation Program, but More Remains to Be Done (Release Date: December 2008)

Recommendation #10 To: Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board, California

To improve its success at obtaining requested information from verifying entities, the board should continue its outreach efforts to communicate with verifying entities the importance of responding promptly to its requests for information.

1-Year Agency Response

In its six-month response, the board reported that it amended its provider and other outreach presentations to specifically emphasize the importance of returning crime reports and verification information in a timely manner. The board also reported that it has established and implemented new subpoena procedures for obtaining law enforcement reports. (2010-406, p. 220)

  • Response Date: December 2009

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

All Recommendations in 2008-113

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.