Report 2009-108 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report 2009-108: California Department of Veterans Affairs: Although It Has Begun to Increase Its Outreach Efforts and to Coordinate With Other Entities, It Needs to Improve Its Strategic Planning Process, and Its CalVet Home Loan Program Is Not Designed to Address the Housing Needs of Some Veterans (Release Date: October 2009)

Recommendation #5 To: Veterans Affairs, Department of

To ensure that Mental Health Services Act funding is used for the purposes intended in its formal agreement with the Department of Mental Health, the department should, before awarding additional funds, enter into formal agreements with the respective CVSOs specifying the allowable uses of these funds.

1-Year Agency Response

The department has entered into formal agreements specifying the allowable uses of Mental Health Services Act funds with the six CVSOs it selected to receive these funds. (2011-406, p. 227)

  • Response Date: October 2010

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

All Recommendations in 2009-108

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.