Report 2011-123 Recommendation 8 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 #8 To: Spill Prevention and Response, Office of

To ensure that the spill office continues to work consistently with other entities to resolve issues with the use of staff and equipment and that it has the necessary resources to carry out its operations, the spill office should develop written policies and procedures with the State Lands Commission (State Lands) regarding its disclosure of budget change proposals affecting the spill fund.

Agency Response*

The spill office and State Lands have completed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the spill fund. State Lands stated that this MOU will ensure that the two entities share budget change concept proposals, budget change proposals, and the spill fund's fund condition and fund projection information. (See 2013-406, p. 214)

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-123

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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