Bill Summaries: S284 (2019-2020 Session)

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  • Summary date: Mar 14 2019 - View summary

    Amends GS 147-64.6 concerning the duties and responsibilities of the State Auditor. Adds the duty to independently examine into and make findings of fact on whether State agencies are adhering to statutory requirements that include conditions precedent, classifications, and similar eligibility or qualifying standards to assure that statutory intent is carried out while the requirements are effective. Further, makes the State Auditor responsible for verification audits for compliance with statutory requirements. Provides that the verification audits for compliance can be initiated at the Auditor's discretion or requested by the Governor or the General Assembly, and do not require advance notice to the organization or State agency being audited. Grants the State Auditor access to examine the accounts and records of any organization or State agency relating to a verification audit for compliance with statutory condition precedent, classification, or other similar eligibility or qualifying standard.