Report 2009-106 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2009-106: High-Speed Rail Authority: It Risks Delays or an Incomplete System Because of Inadequate Planning, Weak Oversight, and Lax Contract Management (Release Date: April 2010)

Recommendation #10 To: High-Speed Rail Authority, California

To better determine if payment controls are implemented, the Authority should ensure that its written policies and procedures reflect intended controls over invoice processing and offer sufficient detail to guide staff. These procedures should include steps for documenting implementation of invoice controls.

1-Year Agency Response

The Authority amended its Contract Administration Manual to include detailed procedures for implementation of invoice review and documentation of invoice controls. (See 2012-406, p. 192)

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

All Recommendations in 2009-106

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.