To ensure that reporting into General Services contracts database is accurate and complete, both departments should establish a review-and-approval process for entering their contract information into the database.
Public Health stated that it plans to fully implement its new contract database by December 2010. Public Health added a reminder for entering information into General Services database to its procurement checklists and indicates that it has and will continue to regularly conduct reviews to ensure staff enter the information appropriately. (2011-406, p. 89).
Subsequent to the original publication of this response, the state auditor considered this recommendation to be fully implemented.
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