Report 2013-501 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2013-501: Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun: It Continues to Lack Sufficient Controls Over Certain Travel Reimbursements (Release Date: March 2014)

Recommendation #2 To: Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun, Board of

To ensure that its expenditures are appropriate, the board should do the following:
Develop and implement a process for reviewing travel reimbursement invoices, such as requiring the Bar Pilots to submit original receipts and disallowing individual costs for extended travel that exceed the costs for required travel.

60-Day Agency Response

The Executive Director had instituted written invoice processing procedures to ensure that duplicate payment of travel costs does not occur, and to disallow travel costs that exceed the cost for the required travel. The new procedures require original invoices, when available, and ensure a thorough review of travel itineraries and invoice costs. (See enclosed.)

  • Completion Date: March 2014
  • Response Date: May 2014

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

All Recommendations in 2013-501

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.