Report 2013-302/2013-303 Recommendation 11 Responses

Report 2013-302/2013-303: Judicial Branch Procurement: Semiannual Reports to the Legislature Are of Limited Usefulness, Information Systems Have Weak Controls, and Certain Improvements in Procurement Practices Are Needed (Release Date: December 2013)

Recommendation #11 To: Administrative Office of the Courts

The AOC should implement procedures to ensure that agreements it considers LPAs include in their terms and conditions language that expressly allows other judicial entities to use them.

Agency Response*

The AOC has model language for use in agreements it considers LPAs. The model language for use in the terms and conditions for LPAs specifies that the Purchasing Group may use the agreement and the definition of Purchasing Group typically includes all judicial branch entities.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: December 2013
  • Response Date: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2013-302/2013-303

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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