Report 2011-123 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2011-123: Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund: The Department of Fish and Game and the Office of Spill Prevention and Response Need to Improve Their Administration of the Spill Fund (Release Date: August 2012)

Recommendation #1 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of

To prepare and report accurate fund condition statements for inclusion in the governor's budget each year, Fish and Game should ensure that staff in its budget branch follow written procedures to develop fund condition statements.

60-Day Agency Response

Fish and Game developed written procedures for completing fund condition statements. It also stated that its budget branch has been following these procedures since fiscal year 201112. In addition, Fish and Game indicated that, as required by the Department of Finance, starting in fiscal year 201213, the budget branch is also completing the Prior Year Adjustments to Special Funds Worksheet (worksheet). (See 2013-406, p. 212)

  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-123

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.