Report 2013-302/2013-303 Recommendation 21 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 #21 To: Court of Appeal, Fifth District

The AOC, HCRC, Supreme Court, and fourth and fifth districts should implement procedures to ensure that required noncompetitive procurement processes, such as preparing justifications and obtaining approval for sole-source procurements, are properly documented.

60-Day Agency Response

The Court has developed and implemented a comprehensive checklist to ensure the documentation of fair and reasonable pricing, evaluation and selection processes, and justifications and approvals for sole-source purchases are addressed going forward.

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

All Recommendations in 2013-302/2013-303

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.