Report 2008-113 Recommendation 11 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 #11 To: Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board, California

To ensure that the board complies with state law requiring the program to pay only amounts not covered by other reimbursement sources, the board should ensure that staff consistently verify and document their efforts to ensure that there are no other reimbursable sources.

1-Year Agency Response

In its 60-day response, the board reported that its training presentation now includes stronger emphasis on reimbursement sources. In its one-year response, the board states that it provided reimbursement training for staff in 2009 and plans to offer it again in February 2010. The board also reported that its new procedure manual is now complete.(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.