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File #: 20-1331    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 157-2020 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $197,697 including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county costs; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 158-2020 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $446,750 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue in both the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District Attorn...
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Form 20-1331 CDI Auto Resolution FY 20-21 - Executed, 2. B - Resolution - 20.21 Auto Fraud - (not-executed), 3. C - Grant Award Agmt - Auto Fraud $197,697, 4. D - Blue Route Form 20-1331 CDI WC Resolution FY 20-21 - Executed, 5. E - Resolution - 20.21 Workers Comp (not-executed), 6. F - Grant Award Agmt - WC Fraud $446,750, 7. G - Budget Transfer Form #1_WORKERS' COMP & AUTO ADJ_BOS 20-1331_9.30.20, 8. Executed Resolution 157-2020, 9. Executed Resolution 158-2020, 10. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 19-1367
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District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 157-2020 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $197,697 including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county costs;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 158-2020 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $446,750 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue in both the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District Attorney’s Office; and decreasing appropriations and revenue in the Automobile Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District Attorney’s Office. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: California Department of Insurance.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The District Attorney's Office has received the Automobile Insurance Fraud and Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud grants since Fiscal Year 2004-05. El Dorado County has been commended by the California Department of Insurance for program operation and compliance. It is through the dedicated commitments of prosecutors and investigators that fraud prevention, investigation, and prosecution has been so successful over the last few years.

Automobile Insurance Fraud Grant

The District Attorney's Office actively investigates and prosecutes both auto theft and insurance fraud and continually seeks to expand their fraud unit to initiate and prosecute additional cases. In addition, the District Attorney's Office seeks new ways to educate the communi...

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