Report 2013-302/2013-303 Recommendation 8 Responses

Report 2013-302/2013-303: Judicial Branch Procurement: Semiannual Reports to the Legislature Are of Limited Usefulness, Information Systems Have Weak Controls, and Certain Improvements in Procurement Practices Are Needed (Release Date: December 2013)

Recommendation #8 To: Court of Appeal, Fourth District

The AOC, the Supreme Court, and the first, second, and fourth districts should implement procedures to ensure that they follow a competitive process for their procurements when required.

Agency Response*

The Fourth District is using a checklist that is included in all procurement files and helps guarantee that the competitive process for procurements is followed.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: January 2014
  • Response Date: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2013-302/2013-303

†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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