Report 2011-123 Recommendation 9 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 #9 To: Lands Commission, State

To comply with state law, State Lands should develop time sheet review procedures to ensure that its employees charge the spill fund only for oil spill prevention activities and that those charges are accurate.

60-Day Agency Response

State Lands has updated its time reporting instructions, which are included in its employee information guide and are accessible by all State Lands' employees on its intranet. State Lands' executive officer also sent a memorandum to all State Lands' managers and supervisors emphasizing the importance of the time report review and approval process. Finally, it stated that administrative staff have also been directed to conduct time reporting training for all staff. (See 2013-406, p. 214)

  • 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.