Reports Issued in 2015

Reports Issued in 2015
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 6 2014-701

Recommendations for the Legislature From Audits Issued During 2013 and 2014

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Jan 7 2014-107

Judicial Branch of California: Because of Questionable Fiscal and Operational Decisions, the Judicial Council and the Administrative Office of the Courts Have Not Maximized the Funds Available for the Courts

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Testimony (PDF) Survey Responses

Jan 9 2014-039

Fi$Cal Status Letter

Full Report (PDF)

Jan 13 2014-118

California Department of Developmental Services: Its Process for Assessing Fees Paid by Parents of Children Living in Residential Facilities Is Woefully Inefficient and Inconsistent

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

Jan 15 2014-041

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

Full Report (PDF) Status of Recommendations

Jan 27 2014-136

Coastal Improvement Fund

Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Jan 29 2014-113

California Department of Public Health: Even With a Recent Increase in Federal Funding, Its Efforts to Prevent Diabetes Are Focused on a Limited Number of Counties

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

Feb 10 2014-124

California's Alternative Energy and Efficiency Initiatives: Two Programs Are Meeting Some Goals, but Several Improvements Are Needed

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

Feb 12 2014-116

California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost

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

Feb 17 2015-406

Implementation of State Auditor's Recommendations: Reports Released in January 2013 Through December 2014

Summary Assembly Report (PDF) Senate Report (PDF)

Feb 19 2014-043

CA-MMIS Status Letter

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Mar 3 2015-607

High Risk Update—The California Department of Public Health Remains a High-Risk Agency

Full Report (PDF)

Mar 5 2015-606

High Risk Update—The California Department of Health Care Services Remains a High-Risk Agency

Full Report (PDF)

Mar 10 2014-105

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power - Consequences Linked to Its Premature Launch of Its Customer Information System May Push Total Costs Beyond $200 Million

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

Mar 12 2014-125

California Department of State Hospitals: It Could Increase the Consistency of Its Evaluations of Sex Offenders by Improving Its Assessment Protocol and Training

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

Mar 17 2014-117

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Must Improve Legal Compliance and Administrative Oversight of Its Employment of Retired Annuitants and Use of State-Owned Vehicles

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

Mar 19 2014-602

High Risk Update—California Department of Technology: Lack of Guidance, Potentially Conflicting Roles, and Staffing Issues Continue to Make Oversight of State Information Technology Projects High Risk

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

Mar 26 2014-001

State of California: Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 2014

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Mar 26 2014-001.1

State of California: Internal Control and Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Full Report (PDF)

Mar 26 2014-002

State of California: Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

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Apr 9 2014-120

California Public Utilities Commission: It Needs to Improve the Quality of Its Consumer Complaint Data and the Controls Over Its Information Systems

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

Apr 16 2014-122

Ross Valley Sanitary District: The Board and Management Have Only Recently Begun to Address Significant Weaknesses in the District's Financial and Administrative Functions

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

Apr 21 2015-609/2015-610

High Risk Update—Public Safety Realignment and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: The State Has Reduced Overcrowding in Its Prisons, but Its Inmate Health Care Is Still Under Federal Receivership

Summary Full Report (PDF)

Apr 28 2013-118

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: Billions Are Needed to Repair and Replace Infrastructure, Yet Availability of Funding Is Uncertain

Fact Sheet (PDF) Summary Full Report (PDF)

Apr 30 2014-132

Apple Valley Area Water Rates: Differences in Costs Affect Water Utilities' Rates, and One Utility May Have Spent Millions of Ratepayer Funds Inappropriately

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

May 5 2015-608

High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

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

May 7 2014-135R

Magnolia Science Academies: Although the Financial Condition of These Charter Schools Has Improved, Their Financial Controls Still Need to Be Strengthened

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

Jun 2 2014-131

California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

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

Jun 9 2014-121

University of California, Davis: It Has Not Identified Future Financing for the Strawberry Breeding Program nor Collected All Available Revenues

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

Jun 16 2014-134

California Department of Health Care Services: Improved Monitoring of Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plans Is Necessary to Better Ensure Access to Care

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

Jun 18 2015-030

State Bar of California: It Has Not Consistently Protected the Public Through Its Attorney Discipline Process and Lacks Accountability

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Jun 23 2015-503

Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: It Has Not Corrected Previously Recognized Deficiencies in Its Oversight of Counties' Antifraud Efforts for the CalWORKs and CalFresh Programs

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

Jun 24 2015-005

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of December 31, 2014

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Jul 2 2015-502

Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: Although Making Progress, It Could Do More to Ensure the Protection and Appropriate Placement of Foster Children

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

Jul 7 2015-505

Follow-Up—California Department of Veterans Affairs: Better Collection and Use of Data Would Improve Its Outreach Efforts, and It Needs to Strengthen Its Oversight of County Veterans Service Officer Programs

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Original Report

Jul 9 2015-504

Follow-Up—California Department of Justice: Delays in Fully Implementing Recommendations Prevent It From Accurately and Promptly Identifying All Armed Persons With Mental Illness, Resulting in Continued Risk to Public Safety

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

Jul 16 2015-032

California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

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

Jul 21 2015-501

California Department of Developmental Services: It Can Do More to Ensure That Regional Centers Comply With the Legislature's Cost-Containment Measures Under the Lanterman Act

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Original Report

Jul 23 2015-008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office December 31, 2014

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Jul 30 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

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Original Report

Aug 20 2014-130

California Department of Health Care Services: It Should Improve Its Administration and Oversight of School‑Based Medi-Cal Programs

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

Aug 25 2015-611

High Risk Update—Information Security: Many State Entities' Information Assets Are Potentially Vulnerable to Attack or Disruption

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

Aug 27 I2015-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

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

Sep 3 2015-510

Follow-Up—Los Angeles Unified School District: It Has Improved Its Investigations and Reporting of Misconduct Allegations Against District Employees

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Original Report

Sep 10 2015-507

Follow-Up—California Department of Public Health: Laboratory Field Services Is Unable to Oversee Clinical Laboratories Effectively, but a Feasible Alternative Exists

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

Sep 15 2015-042

Children's Hospital Program: The California Health Facilities Financing Authority Has Generally Complied With Laws and Regulations and Resolved Its Issue Related to High Fund Balances

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Recommendations

Sep 29 2015-508

Follow-Up—Federal Workforce Investment Grants: The Employment Development Department Established Procedures for Seeking Discretionary Grants, but Needs to Strengthen Them

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF) Recommendations Original Report

Oct 15 2015-612

High Risk Update—Emergency Preparedness: California Has Improved Its Emergency Preparedness

Summary Full Report (HTML) Full Report (PDF)

Nov 5 2015-101

Inglewood Unified School District: The State Superintendent of Public Instruction Needs to Better Communicate His Approach for Reforming the District

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

Dec 2 2015-102

Central Basin Municipal Water District: Its Board of Directors Has Failed to Provide the Leadership Necessary for It to Effectively Fulfill Its Responsibilities

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

Dec 10 2015-302

Judicial Branch Procurement: Although the Judicial Council Needs to Strengthen Controls Over Its Information Systems, Its Procurement Practices Generally Comply With Applicable Requirements

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

Dec 17 2015-006

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of June 30, 2015

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