Report 2010-036 Recommendation 29 Responses

Report 2010-036: Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund: Local Governments Continue to Have Difficulty Justifying Distribution Fund Grants (Release Date: February 2011)

Recommendation #29 To: Santa Barbara, County of

To help ensure that they meet the grant requirements established in the Government Code, counties should ensure that benefit committees' conflict-of-interest codes comply with the political reform act by reviewing the act and their codes, and changing the codes as necessary to meet the act's requirements.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2014

The conflict-of-interest codes are aligned with the political reform act and addressed in the Committee Bylaws. These were approved in December 2013. Bylaws are reviewed for compliance every two years.

  • Completion Date: December 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2013

The local committees by-laws (which include the conflict of interest provisions)have been reviewed and updated by committee counsel. The local committee will be considering the by-law/conflict of interest provisions at a special meeting in November or December 2013. The revisions to be considered for approval to the Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee's Bylaws will align conflict of interest provisions with the political reform act.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Not Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2012

Will consider adoption of amendment to the Indian Gaming Community Benefit Committee's Bylaws to align conflict of interest codes with the political reform act.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2010-036

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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