Report I2019-3 Recommendation 2 Responses
Report I2019-3: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Wasteful and Improper Travel Payments, Improper Promotion and Hiring Practices, and Misuse of State Resources (Release Date: May 2019)
Case Number I2017-0706
Recommendation #2 To: Transportation, Department of
Within 60 days, Caltrans should provide detailed and comprehensive instructions to managers and supervisors to ensure that they understand the definition of an employee's headquarters and the state law prohibition of paying expenses related to travel from one's residence to headquarters.
Agency Response From September 2019
Caltrans reported that in September 2019, its division of human resources emailed a management information bulletin to all managers and supervisors that explained the legal definition of an employee's headquarters and the state law prohibiting expenses arising from travel between an employee's residence to headquarters.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From May 2019
Caltrans reported that its division of human resources has drafted a management information bulletin for establishing headquarters location and stated that a county code change has been developed. It stated that the bulletin is undergoing final review and will be shared with staff later this month.