Report 2012-105 Recommendation 22 Responses

Report 2012-105: Departments of Public Health and Social Services: Weaknesses in the Administration of the Child Health and Safety Fund and the State Children's Trust Fund Limit Their Effectiveness (Release Date: November 2012)

Recommendation #22 To: Social Services, Department of

To improve the presentation of the information it publishes for the trust fund, Social Services should present the amount it disbursed from the trust fund in the prior fiscal year by the amount spent for each program or service.

Agency Response*

The information requested has already been updated and included on the CDSS Web page. The CDSS has included an additional print out of the Web page which identifies the hyperlinks available to the user which will take the user to a full description of the programs funded. (See Attachment E.)

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Completion Date: December 2012
  • Response Date: June 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

Social Services' office updated its Web site with information on the amount disbursed from the trust fund in the prior fiscal year 2011-12 (as of June 30, 2012) by the amount spent for each program or service.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Response Date: January 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


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†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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