The AOC, HCRC, Supreme Court, and fourth and fifth districts should implement procedures to ensure that required noncompetitive procurement processes, such as preparing justifications and obtaining approval for sole-source procurements, are properly documented.
The Court has developed and implemented a comprehensive checklist to ensure the documentation of fair and reasonable pricing, evaluation and selection processes, and justifications and approvals for sole-source purchases are addressed going forward.
We are working on the changes of our porcedures and will be implemented as soon as possible.
The department does not appear to have implemented the draft checklist it developed for its 60-day response.
Have developed and implemented a comprehensive check-list to ensure the documentation of fair and reasonable pricing, evaluation and selection process, and justifications and approvals for sole-source purchases are addressed going forward.
The Supreme Court has developed a draft checklist to ensure its adheres to procurement requirements. However, the Supreme Court has not yet finalized the document or used it when entering into new contracts.
†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.