Report 2012-110 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2012-110: Special Interest License Plate Funds: The State Has Foregone Certain Revenues Related to Special Interest License Plates and Some Expenditures Were Unallowable or Unsupported (Release Date: April 2013)

Recommendation #12 To: Food and Agriculture, Department of

To make certain that money from the special plate funds pay only for allowable and supportable activities, Food and Agriculture should ensure that employees submit signed time reports to support the time they spend on antiterrorism-related activities.

1-Year Agency Response

An electronic time tracker to support time spent on antiterrorism-related activivites is implemented and staff submit signed time reports to support this activity.

  • Completion Date: May 2013
  • Response Date: April 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


6-Month Agency Response

An electronic time tracker to support staff time spend on antiterrorism-related activities is implemented and staff submit signed time reports to support this activity.

  • Completion Date: May 2013
  • Response Date: November 2013

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

Food and Agriculture did not provide evidence of the implementation of its electronic time tracking system.

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation

60-Day Agency Response

Effective May 1, 2013, CDFA has implmented a new electronic time tracking system to track employee time spent on antiterrorism fund realted activities.

  • Completion Date: May 2013
  • Response Date: June 2013

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

The California Department of Food and Agriculture was not able to provide evidence of its electronic time tracking system's implementation.


All Recommendations in 2012-110

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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