Report I2020-1 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report I2020-1: Investigation of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Waste of State Funds, Misuse of Bereavement Leave, Misuse of State Resources, Dishonesty, and Supervisory Neglect of Duty (Release Date: April 2020)

Case Number I2017-1372

Recommendation #6 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of

Fish and Wildlife should create a process to ensure that any newly acquired fleet assets are registered or documented with the relevant authorities before authorizing use of the asset.

Agency Response From June 2020

Fish and Wildlife reported that its fleet asset and management unit implemented a monthly process to review an asset audit report to identify assets over $500 that use specific account codes and IDs. It stated that its business management branch then verifies that the asset is properly identified in the inventory report and entered into the vehicle tracking system. Fish and Wildlife stated that boats over 30 feet long are registered with the US Coast Guard.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2020-1