Report 2013-107 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2013-107: Accounts Outside the State's Centralized Treasury System: Processes Exist to Safeguard Money, but Controls for These Accounts Need Strengthening (Release Date: October 2013)

Recommendation #1 To: Controller's Office, State

Within the next 60 days, the state controller should implement the policies and procedures it developed to ensure the receipt of outside account reports in each reporting period and to enhance monitoring efforts.

60-Day Agency Response

In July 2013, the SCO issued additional reporting instructions to state agencies, and in conjunction with those reporting insructions, finalized the development more detailed and formalized instructions and procedures for SCO staff. Staff began using these more formalized procedures as reports started coming into the SCO in late August 2013. The formal procudures include a checklist and formal step-by-step instructions that been made available to all staff in the State Government Reporting bureau.

  • Completion Date: August 2013
  • Response Date: December 2013

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

All Recommendations in 2013-107

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.