Report 2009-608 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report 2009-608: High Risk Update—State Overtime Costs: A Variety of Factors Resulted in Significant Overtime Costs at the Departments of Mental Health and Developmental Services (Release Date: October 2009)

Recommendation #7 To: State Hospitals, Department of

To improve internal controls over payroll processing Sonoma should research the overtime over and underpayments we noted and make whatever payments or collections necessary to compensate their employees accurately for overtime earned.

1-Year Agency Response

Sonoma worked with Developmental Services headquarters to reconcile the payment errors identified during the bureaus review and processed by the State Controllers Office. (2011-406, p. 145)

  • Response Date: October 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2009-608

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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