To ensure that it can meet its responsibilities, including a heightened focus on audits of state mandates, the Controller should work with Finance to obtain sufficient resources.
When the final audit report was issued, the SCO had 33 of the 43 mandated cost audit positions filled. The 10 vacancies were held vacant due to economic uncertainties that could negatively impact the SCO's budget. As anticipated, effective June 30, 2010, the SCO lost funding for 11 positions. At that time, the SCO had 25 of the 32 mandated costs audit positions filled.
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.