Report I2019-3 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report I2019-3: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Wasteful and Improper Travel Payments, Improper Promotion and Hiring Practices, and Misuse of State Resources (Release Date: May 2019)

Case Number I2017-0706

Recommendation #1 To: Transportation, Department of

Within 30 days, the Department of Transportation (Caltrans)should provide a detailed training memorandum to managers and supervisors informing them of who is authorized to approve employees' travel expense claims and airline, train, and rental car reservations.

Agency Response From July 2019

Caltrans reported in July 2019 that it issued a memorandum to all of its managers and supervisors providing guidance on who is authorized to approve an employee's travel expense claims and travel reservations.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From May 2019

Caltrans reported that its division of human resources has updated the Highway-to-Hiring guide for supervisors and managers to include the proper designation of county codes. It stated that the revised guide should be dissemminated later this month.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in I2019-3