Report 2010-108 Recommendation 14 Responses

Report 2010-108: Department of Public Health: It Reported Inaccurate Financial Information and Can Likely Increase Revenues for the State and Federal Health Facilities Citation Penalties Accounts (Release Date: June 2010)

Recommendation #14 To: Public Health, Department of

To increase revenue for the penalty accounts, Public Health should submit to the Pooled Money Investment Board a request that the board approve including both the state and federal accounts in the Surplus Monetary Investment Fund (SMIF) in order to increase revenue for both accounts.

1-Year Agency Response

Public Health stated that it submitted a request to the Pooled Money Investment Board to include the penalty accounts in the SMIF in June 2010. The request was approved and the penalty accounts began to accrue interest for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 200910. . (See 2012-406, p. 29)

  • Response Date: June 2011

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

All Recommendations in 2010-108

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.