Report 2011-121 Recommendation 14 Responses

Report 2011-121: Probationers' Domestic Violence Payments: Improved Processes for Managing and Distributing These Payments Could Increase Support for Local Shelters (Release Date: September 2012)

Recommendation #14 To: Santa Clara County

Los Angeles County, San Diego County, San Diego Court, and Santa Clara County should consult with the State Controller's Office to determine what action should be taken to correct the domestic violence funds that were misdirected in prior fiscal years.

6-Month Agency Response

Santa Clara County indicated that its Department of Revenue has contacted the State Controller's Office for direction on the handling of this adjustment and the State Controller's Office instructed the Santa Clara County's Controller-Treasurer's Office to place this as a separate line item in its submission. Santa Clara County reported that it is in the process of making this adjustment and anticipates it will be reflected in its May 2013 submission.

  • Response Date: March 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

Subsequently, Santa Clara County provided the record of the adjustment made to the State Controller's Office.


60-Day Agency Response

Santa Clara County indicated it has contacted the State Controller's Office and will correct the prior distributions once it completes its testing of necessary programming changes. (See 2013-406, p. 183)

  • Response Date: November 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented


All Recommendations in 2011-121

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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