Report 2011-123 Recommendation 2 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 #2 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 train both new and existing staff on how to prepare fund condition statements for inclusion in the governor's budget.

60-Day Agency Response

Fish and Game stated that its budget branch has a primary analyst and back-up analyst assigned to develop fund condition statements and that both current analysts have been trained in using its new written procedures and the worksheet. Fish and Game explained that if staff change, either due to attrition or assignment changes, new staff will be trained in using the written procedures and the worksheet to ensure that the budget branch continues to follow these procedures when developing the fund condition statements. (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.