Report 2011-123 Recommendation 3 Responses

Report 2011-123: Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund: The Department of Fish and Game and the Office of Spill Prevention and Response Need to Improve Their Administration of the Spill Fund (Release Date: August 2012)

Recommendation #3 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of

To ensure that three-year projections of the spill fund's revenues, expenditures, and fund balances, all of which are used to determine fee rates, are based on accurate financial information, the spill office should develop written procedures directing staff on how to prepare the three-year projection, including steps to verify the accuracy of the financial information in the projection. In developing these procedures, the spill office should consult with Fish and Game's accounting branch and budget branch to confirm that these procedures are thorough and complete.

60-Day Agency Response

Fish and Game developed written procedures that direct staff on how to prepare the three-year projection of the spill fund's revenues, expenditures, and fund balances. (See 2013-406, p. 212)

  • Response Date: October 2012

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

All Recommendations in 2011-123

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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