Report 2011-121 Recommendation 13 Responses

Report 2011-121: Probationers' Domestic Violence Payments: Improved Processes for Managing and Distributing These Payments Could Increase Support for Local Shelters (Release Date: September 2012)

Recommendation #13 To: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego

Los Angeles County, San Diego County, San Diego Court, and Santa Clara County should consult with the State Controller's Office to determine what action should be taken to correct the domestic violence funds that were misdirected in prior fiscal years.

6-Month Agency Response

San Diego County reported that it made two adjustments totaling $202.92 to correct for the misdistribution of funds. The December 2012 distribution to the State for the Domestic Violence Restraining Order Reimbursement Fund was reduced by $60.45 and the Domestic Violence Training and Education Fund was reduced by $142.47. The adjusted revenue totaling $202.92 was forwarded to its Domestic Violence Program Fund as part of the December 2012 distribution.

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

60-Day Agency Response

San Diego Court indicated that its accounting staff will make an adjustment in December 2012 to correct the net overpayment to the State. (See 2013-406, p. 183)

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

All Recommendations in 2011-121

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.