Report 2013-107 Recommendation 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 for Legislative Action

For the State to better monitor outside accounts, the Legislature should consider requiring the state controller to expand its reporting on outside accounts to include information on accounts opened during the last fiscal year. Reported details should include the authority, name, and balance of the new outside accounts.

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this specific recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: No Action Taken

Description of Legislative Action

Assembly Bill 1583 (Allen, Chapter 230, Statutes of 2014) requires the Controller to include the following information on bank accounts and savings and loan association accounts outside the treasury system in the budgetary-legal basis annual report, submitted pursuant to existing statute: (1) the name of the account; (2) the source of authorization for establishing the account; and (3) the account balance. The bill also requires a state agency that receives revenues for state costs under a cost recovery statute to account for those revenues to the Controller for deposit into the State Treasury.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: January 2015

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

Assembly Bill 1583 (Chapter 230, Statues of 2014)

All Recommendations in 2013-107