Report I2019-3 Recommendation 8 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 #8 To: Transportation, Department of

Within 90 days, Caltrans should determine if any of the $41,695 can be collected from the manager and, if so, attempt collection of the improper travel reimbursements.

Agency Response From August 2019

Caltrans reported that it issued an accounts receivable to the manager for $41,565 and the manager disputed the invoice. It informed us that the accounting division is awaiting direction from executive management and legal counsel on how to proceed.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From May 2019

Caltrans reported that its accounting division is working with its legal division to ensure that the $41,695 does not include any valid travel reimbursements before issuing an accounts receivable to collect any improper amounts.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

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