Report I2012-1 Recommendations and Responses in 2015-041

Report I2012-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Bribery, Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, Improper Overtime Payments, Improper Use of Lease Proceeds, Improper Travel Expenses, and Other Violations of State Law

Department Number of Years Reported As Not Fully Implemented Total Recommendations to Department Not Implemented After One Year Not Implemented as of 2014-041 Response Not Implemented as of Most Recent Response
University of California 3 5 4 3 2

Recommendation To: University of California

The university should revise policies to establish defined maximum limits for the reimbursement of domestic lodging costs and establish controls that allow for exceptions to the limits under specific circumstances only.

Response

The university stated that it plans to take no further action on this recommendation.

  • California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented
  • Estimated Completion Date: Unknown
  • Response Date: October 2015

Recommendation To: University of California

To address the improper acts we identified, the university should collect $1,802 from the official for the wasteful expenses he claimed for lodging and meals during his trip to England, the expenses he incurred within the vicinity of his headquarters, and the business meal expenses.

Response

The university's position on this recommendation continues to remain unchanged.

  • California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented
  • Estimated Completion Date: Unknown
  • Response Date: October 2015

Recommendation To: University of California

The university should revise the policies to allow employees to claim only actual lodging expenses up to established rates for international travel.

Response

The university issued its revised travel policy in April 2015, which now requires employees to claim actual lodging expenses up to established rates for international travel.

  • California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
  • Completion Date: April 2015
  • Response Date: September 2015

Current Status of Recommendations

All Recommendations in 2015-041