A Performance Audit
An Audit Report on Capital Projects at the Department of Criminal Justice
The Department of Criminal Justice (Department) effectively monitored capital projects and expended capital budget appropriations as intended. Additionally, the Department complied with the reporting requirements in the General Appropriations Act (87th Legislature), which requires state agencies receiving appropriated funds to report capital planning information for specific projects.
Capital Project Administration
The Department implemented effective processes to manage capital projects and monitor associated contracts when applicable . However, it should require its co ntractors to include all specifications and tests in their quality control plans.
Capital Budget Expenditures
The Department spent all capital expenditures tested in a manner consistent with the applicable appropriations' purpose, and each expenditure was properly supported.