Report 2013-501 Recommendation 3 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 #3 To: Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun, Board of

To ensure that it consistently adheres to requirements in state law when licensing pilots, the board should do the following:
Revise its checklist for processing license renewals to include all requirements specified in state law, including evidence that pilots piloted vessels in the past year, and retain copies of pilots continuing education training evaluations.

Agency Response*

The Board had amended its pilot license renewal checklist to include confirmation that the pilot has actively piloted a ship in the past year, and to include documentation the pilot has completed the periodic mandatory training within the past five years. (See enclosed.)

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: March 2014
  • Response Date: May 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2013-501

†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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