Report 2012-301 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2012-301: Judicial Branch Procurement: Six Superior Courts Generally Complied With the Judicial Branch Contracting Law, but They Could Improve Some Policies and Practices (Release Date: March 2013)

Recommendation #4 To: Superior Court of California, County of Napa

To ensure that transactions reflect the State's priorities regarding businesses owned by disabled veterans, and to comply with requirements in the judicial contracting manual, the courts we reviewed should develop formal policies to implement the DVBE program.

60-Day Agency Response

On March 22, 2013, the Napa Superior Court updated its Local Contracting Manual (LCM). The revised LCM includes a new Section 6 - California Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program, and Section 7 - Shared Procurement Services.

  • Completion Date: April 2013
  • Response Date: August 2013

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

The LCM manual includes new procedures that address our DVBE recommendation.

All Recommendations in 2012-301

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.