Reports Issued in 2008

Reports Issued in 2008
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 14 2007-006

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of June 30, 2007

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Jan 18 2007-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Accountability Act of 2006

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Jan 22 2007-111

California Highway Patrol: It Followed State Contracting Requirements Inconsistently, Exhibited Weaknesses in Its Conflict-of-Interest Guidelines, and Used a State Resource Imprudently

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Jan 24 2007-119

Solar Energy: As the Cost of This Resource Becomes More Competitive With Other Renewable Resources, Applications to Construct New Solar Power Plants Should Increase

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF)

Jan 31 2005-115.2

Department of Insurance: Former Executive Life Insurance Company Policyholders Have Incurred Significant Economic Losses, and Distributions of Funds Have Been Inconsistently Monitored and Reported

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Jan 31 2007-039

Fi$Cal Status Letter

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Feb 21 2008-406

Implementation of State Auditor's Recommendations: Audits Released in January 2006 Through December 2007

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Mar 25 2007-117

State Board of Chiropractic Examiners: Board Members Violated State Laws and Procedural Requirements, and Its Enforcement, Licensing, and Continuing Education Programs Need Improvement

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Mar 28 2007-001

State of California: Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 2007

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Apr 3 I2008-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: July 2007 Through December 2007

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Apr 17 2007-115

Sex Offender Placement: State Laws Are Not Always Clear, and No One Formally Assesses the Impact Sex Offender Placement Has on Local Communities

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Apr 24 2007-121

Veterans Home of California at Yountville: It Needs Stronger Planning and Oversight in Key Operational Areas, and Some Processes for Resolving Complaints Need Improvement

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Apr 29 2007-124

Safely Surrendered Baby Law: Stronger Guidance From the State and Better Information for the Public Could Enhance Its Impact

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Jun 10 2007-120.1

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Building a Condemned Inmate Complex at San Quentin May Cost More Than Expected

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Jun 12 2007-114

Low-Level Radioactive Waste: The State Has Limited Information That Hampers Its Ability to Assess the Need for a Disposal Facility and Must Improve Its Oversight to Better Protect the Public

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Jun 17 2007-122

Department of Health Care Services: Although Notified of Changes in Billing Requirements, Providers of Durable Medical Equipment Frequently Overcharged Medi-Cal

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Jun 26 2007-002

State of California: Internal Control and State and Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2007

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Jul 9 2008-005

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of December 31, 2007

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Jul 24 2008-008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office December 31, 2007

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Jul 29 2007-120.2

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Although Building a Condemned Inmate Complex at San Quentin May Cost More Than Expected, the Costs of Other Alternatives for Housing Condemned Inmates Are Likely to Be Even Higher

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Jul 31 2007-129

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: It Has Made Several Improvements in Recent Years, but Changes Are Still Needed

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Aug 12 2007-116

Affordability of College Textbooks: Textbook Prices Have Risen Significantly in the Last Four Years, but Some Strategies May Help to Control These Costs for Students

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Aug 26 2008-104

Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Does Not Always Follow Its Policies When Discharging Parolees

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Aug 28 2008-102

Office of Spill Prevention and Response: It Has Met Many of Its Oversight and Response Duties, but Interaction With Local Government, the Media, and Volunteers Needs Improvement

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Sep 4 2007-040

Department of Public Health: Laboratory Field Services' Lack of Clinical Laboratory Oversight Places the Public at Risk

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Follow-Up Report

Sep 18 2008-106

County Poll Workers: The Office of the Secretary of State Has Developed Statewide Guidelines, but County Training Programs Need Some Improvement

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Oct 2 I2008-2

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: January 2008 Through June 2008

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF)

Oct 16 2008-115

Department of Fish and Game: Its Limited Success in Identifying Viable Projects and Its Weak Controls Reduce the Benefit of Revenues From Sales of the Bay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Stamp

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Oct 23 2008-401

Data Reliability: State Agencies' Computer-Generated Data Varied in Its Reliability

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Nov 18 2008-112

Electronic Waste: Some State Agencies Have Discarded Their Electronic Waste Improperly, While State and Local Oversight Is Limited

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Nov 20 2008-103

California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board: Its Weak Policies and Practices Could Undermine Employment Opportunity and Lead to the Misuse of State Resources

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Dec 4 2008-503

Department of Health Care Services Follow-Up: The Department Was Not Able to Demonstrate That It Has Implemented Several Recommendations From Our Original Audit Report

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Dec 9 2008-113

Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board: It Has Begun Improving the Victim Compensation Program, but More Remains to Be Done

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Dec 16 2008-109

California Department of Education: Although It Generally Provides Appropriate Oversight of the Special Education Hearings and Mediations Process, a Few Areas Could Be Improved

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Dec 22 2008-701

Recommendations for Legislative Consideration From Audits Issued During 2007 and 2008

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