Report 2015-506 All Recommendation Responses

Report 2015-506: Follow-Up—California Department of Motor Vehicles: It Still Has Not Ensured It Charges and Advertises Fees for Some Special Interest License Plates Consistent With State Law (Release Date: July 2015)

Recommendation #1 To: Motor Vehicles, Department of

To ensure it charges fees for special plates that are consistent with state law, Motor Vehicles should begin charging the correct fees for transferring an Olympic Training Center plate and to convert a personalized plate to a personalized Collegiate plate by March 31, 2016.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2016

The programming changes to correct the transfer fee for the Olympic Training Center and the conversion of an Environmental License Plate to a personalized Collegiate plate were implemented March 30, 2016.

  • Completion Date: March 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


1-Year Agency Response

The programming changes to correct the transfer fee for the Olympic Training Center and the conversion of an Environmental License Plate to a personalized Collegiate plate were implemented March 30, 2016.

  • Completion Date: April 2016
  • Response Date: July 2016

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

Motor Vehicles did not provide documentation to support the programming changes it made. When we followed up, Motor Vehicles indicated it will provide documentation in its response to our annual follow up of recommendations not fully implemented after one year.

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation

6-Month Agency Response

The DMV is in the process of updating its systems to charge the correct fees as recommended and is on track to meet the March 31, 2016 planned completion date.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 31, 2016
  • Response Date: February 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The DMV is in the process of updating its systems to charge the correct fees as recommended and is on track to meet the March 31, 2016, planned completion date.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 31, 2016
  • Response Date: September 2015

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


All Recommendations in 2015-506

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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