Report 2013-107 Recommendation 11 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 #11 To: Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of

Cal Fire should continue its efforts to determine what happened to the $13,470 check that was not deposited in the Wildland Fire Fund.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From September 2015

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) requested the assistance of the California Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate the missing check. In September 2015, CAL FIRE was notified that the DOJ was unable to determine the whereabouts of the missing check and was unaware of any additional investigative leads; accordingly, the investigation was closed. At this time CAL FIRE has exhausted all possible avenues to determine what occurred with the check and is unable to take any further action on this item.

  • Completion Date: September 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Resolved


1-Year Agency Response

The California Department of Justice investigation remains in progress.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2014
  • Response Date: October 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


6-Month Agency Response

The California Department of Justice is currently investigating.

  • Estimated Completion Date: June 30, 2014
  • Response Date: April 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The investigation remains active.

  • Estimated Completion Date: June 30, 2014
  • Response Date: December 2013

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


All Recommendations in 2013-107

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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