Reports Issued in 1999

Reports Issued in 1999
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 21 98109

County Emergency Medical Services Funds: Although Counties Properly Allocate Money to Their EMS Funds, County Policies and Legislative Requirements Unnecessarily Limit Reimbursements to Emergency Medical Care Providers

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Jan 26 98020

Department of Rehabilitation: The Business Enterprise Program for the Blind Is Financially Sound, but Opportunities for Improvement Exist

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Feb 2 98024

Department of Justice: Has Taken Appropriate Steps To Implement the California Witness Protection Program, but Additional Controls Are Needed

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Feb 18 98120

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Converting Its Poorly Performing Alcohol-Fueled Buses to Diesel Is the Most Cost-Effective Option Available

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Feb 18 98116

Year 2000 Computer Problem: The State's Agencies Are Progressing Toward Compliance but Key Steps Remain Incomplete

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Mar 10 98118.1

State Board of Equalization: Budget Increases for Additional Auditors Have Not Increased Audit Revenues as Much as Expected

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Mar 16 I99-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: July 1, 1998, Through January 31, 1999

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Mar 18 98118.2

Franchise Tax Board: Its Revenue From Audits Has Increased, but the Increase Did Not Result From Additional Time Spent Performing Audits

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Mar 23 98114

State Personnel Board: Its Management of Disciplinary Hearings Has Improved, but Further Changes Are Necessary

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Mar 30 98104

Health Care Payment Surveys: Providers and Payers Have Differing Views Over a Complex, Sometimes Unregulated, Health Care System

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Apr 5 97118.2

Department of Corporations' Regulation of Health Care Plans: Despite Recent Budget Increases, Improvements in Consumer Protection Are Limited

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Apr 5 98026

Department of Health Services: Use of Its Port of Entry Fraud Detection Programs Is No Longer Justified

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Apr 7 98115

California Science Center: The State Has Relinquished Control to the Foundation and Poorly Protected Its Interests

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Apr 13 98117

Department of Health Services: Has Made Little Progress in Protecting California's Children From Lead Poisoning

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May 14 99117.1

Public Utilities Commission: Did Not Effectively Manage Its Contract for Investigating San Francisco's December 1998 Power Failure

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May 21 98124

Perkins Vocational Education Program: The State's Use of Funds to Administer Other Programs Reduced Its Ability to Provide Effective Administration and Leadership

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Jun 1 99005

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of December 31, 1998

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Jun 22 99008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office December 31, 1998

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Jun 24 98002

State of California: Internal Control and State and Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1998

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Jul 1 98017.2

Franchise Tax Board: Its Tax Settlement Program Remains an Important Alternative for Dispute Resolution

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Jul 1 98017.1

State Board of Equalization: Its Tax Settlement Program Continues to Have Merit

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Jul 2 98027

Department of Toxic Substances Control: The Generator Fee Structure Is Unfair, Recycling Efforts Require Improvement, and State and Local Agencies Need to Fully Implement the Unified Program

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Jul 9 99001.1

Overtime for State Employees: Some Departments Have Paid Too Much in Overtime Costs

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Jul 14 99102

Department of Health Services: Despite Shortcomings in the Department's Monitoring Efforts, Limited Data Suggest Its Two-Plan Model Does Not Adversely Affect Quality of and Access to Health Care

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Jul 20 98113

Department of Education: Lax Monitoring Led to Payment of Unsubstantiated Adult Education Claims and Changes in the Program May Seriously Impact Its Effectiveness

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Aug 3 97025.1

Department of Health Services: The Forensic Alcohol Program Needs to Reevaluate Its Regulatory Efforts

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Aug 5 99103

Child Support Enforcement Program: Without Stronger Leadership, California's Child Support Program Will Continue to Struggle

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Aug 11 99107

School Safety: Comprehensive Resolution Programs Help Prepare Schools for Conflict

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Aug 19 I99-2

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: February Through June 1999

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Aug 24 98115.1

California Science Center: It Does Not Ensure Fair and Equitable Treatment of Employees, Thus Exposing the State to Risk

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Aug 25 99113

Department of Transportation: Disregarding Early Warnings Has Caused Millions of Dollars to Be Spent Correcting Century Freeway Design Flaws

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Aug 26 99500

Department of General Services: The California Multiple Award Schedules Program Has Merit but Does Not Ensure That the State Gets the Best Value for Its Purchases

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Aug 31 99128

UCSF Stanford Health Care: The New Entity Has Not Yet Produced Anticipated Benefits and Faces Significant Challenges

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Sep 9 96036

In-Home Supportive Services: Since Recent Legislation Changes the Way Counties Will Administer the Program, The Department of Social Services Needs to Monitor Service Delivery

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Oct 7 99022

Department of Transportation: Seismic Retrofit Expenditures Are Generally in Compliance With the Bond Act

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Oct 15 99118

Wasco State Prison: Its Failure to Proactively Address Problems in Critical Equipment, Emergency Procedures, and Staff Vigilance Raises Concerns About Institutional Safety and Security

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Oct 20 99112

Department of Developmental Services: Without Sufficient State Funding, It Cannot Furnish Optimal Services to Developmentally Disabled Adults

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Oct 28 99114

The Los Angeles Unified School District: It Made Reasonable Decisions in Moving Its Business Services Center, but Must Act Soon to Successfully Relocate to a Permanent Site

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Oct 28 99106

Department of Health Services: Although It Has Not Withheld Information Inappropriately, the Department Should Make Research Findings More Widely Available

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Nov 9 99122

California State University Northridge: Absent University Standards and Other Guidance, the World Pornography Conference Was Allowable Under the Basic Tenets of Academic Freedom and Free Speech

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Nov 16 99108

California Public Utilities Commission: Its Decisions About Deregulating the State's Telecommunications Industry Will Not Affect Residents Immediately and the Long-Term Effects of Policy Changes Are Unknown

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Nov 18 99119

Los Angeles City Fire Department: The City Can Do More to Enhance the Safety and Effectiveness of Its Air Operations Unit

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Nov 18 99110

Dymally-Alatorre Bilingual Services Act: State and Local Governments Could Do More to Address Their Clients' Needs for Bilingual Services

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Dec 9 99120

Child Protective Services: Agencies Are Limited in Protecting Children From Abuse by Released Inmates

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Dec 14 I970051

Investigative Report: The California State University at Fullerton Mismanaged Trust Accounts, Contracts, and Donated Funds

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Dec 15 99116

Water Replenishment District of Southern California: Weak Policies and Poor Planning Have Led to Excessive Water Rates and Questionable Expenses

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Dec 16 99021

California Public Utilities Commission: Most of Its Transportation Regulation Costs Were Appropriate, But It Needs to Better Allocate Indirect Costs

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Dec 21 99025

California Trade and Commerce Agency: It Has Not Demonstrated Strong Leadership for the Manufacturing Technology Program, Collected Data Necessary to Measure Program Effectiveness, or Ensured Compliance With Program Requirements

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Dec 22 99123

Los Angeles Unified School District: Its School Site Selection Process Fails to Provide Information Necessary for Decision Making and to Effectively Engage the Community

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Dec 24 99024

Department of Justice: It Is Beginning to Address Our Recommendations to Improve Controls Over the California Witness Protection Program

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Dec 28 99006

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of June 30, 1999

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Dec 28 99001

State of California: Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 1999

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