To ensure transparency and accountability for costs associated with information technology projects such as COMPAS, Corrections should disclose that it lacks accounting records to support certain COMPAS expenditure amounts it reported to the Technology Agency and seek guidance on how to proceed with future reporting requirements for its deployment of the COMPAS core to its adult institutions.
Corrections' staff met with the California Technology Agency in October 2011 and disclosed that it lacked accounting records to support certain COMPAS expenditures that Corrections has been submitting to the California Technology Agency. The California Technology Agency stated that Corrections' reporting of COMPAS costs were appropriate. (See 2013-406, p. 225)
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