Recurring Findings

Development Services: Recurring Less severe Noncompliance
Federal Program Issue First Year Reported
Department's Assertion Page Number
Special Education - Grants for Infants and Families with Disabilities Developmental Services does not have controls in place to prevent or detect the supplanting of state and local funds with federal funds for the Early Start program. Further, Developmental Services did not provide sufficient information to demonstrate its compliance with the Early Start programís Maintenance of Effort requirement. 2005-06
Fully corrected. Developmental Services made changes to the claims process. It issued a technical bulletin #396 and a memorandum dated March 26, 2009 to Regional Center Administrators and Chief Financial Officers providing detailed instructions for claiming purchase of service. 60
Special Education - Grants for Infants and Families with Disabilities Developmental Services lacks an internal control process to ensure the documents describing the program include information on the percentage of the total cost of the project that will be financed with federal funds and the percentage and dollar amount of the total cost of the project that will be financed by non-governmental sources. 2007-08
Fully corrected. Developmental Services Customer Support Section has added new language to the Family Resource Center (FRC) contracts that states the funding source is 100 percent federal funds. This can be seen in the fiscal year 2009-12 contracts. 71
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