Reports Issued in 1997

Reports Issued in 1997
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 3 96008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office, June 30, 1996

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Jan 16 96034

Department of Fair Employment and Housing: Its Complaint Processing Needs More Effective Management

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Jan 28 97011

Department of Health Services: The Number of Drug Treatment Authorization Requests Has Begun To Stabilize

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Jan 29 96035

California Department of Veterans Affairs: The Veterans Home at Yountville Could Decrease Costs, Increase Revenues, and Improve the Quality of Care Provided to Its Residents by Utilizing Accepted Industry and Managed Care Techniques

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Jan 30 96032

Office of Emergency Services: Shortcomings in Managing Its Disaster Recovery Efforts Hamper Effectiveness

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Feb 7 96119

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency: Addressing Broader Needs of the Lake Tahoe Region and Streamlining Regulatory Processes Will Increase Effectiveness

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Feb 19 96039.1

Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs: A Review of the Processes Used To Allocate and Disburse Alcohol and Drug Funds to Counties

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Feb 19 96039.2

Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs: A Review of the Actuary's Report on the 1996 Survey of Treatment Providers

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Feb 25 96113

California State University: Evaluation of a Contractor Dispute at the Fullerton Campus

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Feb 26 96014

California Transportation Commission and Department of Transportation: The State's Use of Transportation Funds Generated by the 1989 Transportation Blueprint Legislation

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Mar 13 96033

Department of Insurance: Management of Its Financial Affairs and Programs Needs Improvement

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Mar 18 I97-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: August 1 Through December 31 1996

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Mar 27 97018

Los Angeles County: Although It Continues To Balance Current Budgets, Financial Uncertainties Linger

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Mar 31 96024

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Effects of the Transfer of $50 Million to Los Angeles County

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Apr 17 96125

Department of Personnel Administration: Improved Controls Would Reduce Risk in Long-Term Savings Plans

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Apr 21 95110

Habitat Conservation Fund: Some State Agencies Need To Do More To Ensure the Fund Is Used Appropriately

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Jun 26 96002

State of California: Internal Control and State and Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Year Ended June 30, 1996

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Jul 2 96116

Department of Motor Vehicles: Overstated Costs for Registration Information Have Resulted in Inequitable Charges to Customers

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Jul 15 97106

California Department of Transportation: Some Internal Audit Recommendations Have Been Implemented, but Inconsistencies Exist in Its Contracting for Expert Witness Services (Letter Report)

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Jul 24 96015

State Contracting: Improvements Are Still Needed To Ensure the Effective Use of Public Resources

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Jul 31 96107.2

California State Lottery: Information Technology Operations Need Correction and Because of Poor Scratcher Automation Decisions, It Unnecessarily Incurred Millions of Dollars in Contract Dispute Costs

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Aug 4 97012

Department of Health Services: Some Drug Treatment Authorization Requests Are Not Processed Promptly

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Aug 12 I97-2

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: January 1 Through June 30, 1997

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Aug 20 97502

Prison Industry Authority: Has Failed To Take Significant Corrective Action on Many State Auditor Recommendations

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Aug 21 I960159

Investigative Report: Conflicts of Interest, Illegal Acceptance of Gifts, Failure To Report Gifts, and Improper Reimbursement of Expenses at the Teale Data Center

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Aug 27 96031

Department of Rehabilitation: Poor Management Practices Limit the Effectiveness of the Business Enterprise Program for the Blind

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Sep 3 97122

The UCSF and Stanford Health Services: The Proposed Merger Should Make the Partners Fiscally Stronger, Although the Extent of Financial Benefits Is Potentially Overstated

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Sep 4 97105

Department of Health Services: The Genetics Disease Branch's Fee Setting, Billing, and Collection Processes Need Improvement, and Its Regulations Do Not Warrant Emergency Status

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Sep 29 97005

Treasurer's Cash Count (January 31, 1997)

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Oct 16 96117

U.S. Border Patrol: Its Policies Cause San Diego County Health Care Providers To Incur Millions of Dollars in Unreimbursed Medical Care

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Oct 27 96118

Cerritos Community College: Improvements Needed in Aspects of Operating the District and Its Auxiliary Organization

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Oct 28 96121

Los Angeles Unified School District: The District Can Improve Its Handling of Employees Accused of Child Abuse as Well as Its School Financial Accounts

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Nov 4 96020

California Public Utilities Commission: Its Fees May Not Cover Its Costs of Regulating Transportation Companies

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Nov 5 97501

California Community Colleges: The Chancellor's Office Should Collect Additional Funds for Questionable Training Agreements

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Nov 6 97018.1

Los Angeles County: Departments Can Improve Purchasing and Warehousing Practices

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Nov 12 97500

California Community Colleges: While the Chancellor's Office Has Improved Its Administration of the Economic Development Program, It Has Failed To Fully Address All State Auditor Recommendations

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Nov 13 96042

University of California: Its Award of Breast Cancer Research Funds Is Equitable; However, Some Procedures Should Be Improved

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Dec 9 96038

Department of Health Services: Its Drug Management Techniques Are Similar to Those of Health Maintenance Organizations

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Dec 16 97006

Treasurer's Cash Count (June 30, 1997)

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Dec 16 97023

Department of Health Services: The Department Does Not Use Its Automated Payment System To Detect Certain Ineligible Outpatient Claims

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Dec 18 97022

Department of Transportation: Seismic Retrofit Expenditures Are Generally In Compliance With the Bond Act, but Some Improvements Are Needed

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Dec 23 97102

State Legal Contracts: The State Could Reduce Its Reliance on Outside Counsel and Better Manage Contracts

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Dec 30 97008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office June 30, 1997

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Dec 30 97001

State of California: Financial Report, Year Ended June 30, 1997

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