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AB-1305 The California State Auditor: duties: audits.(2013-2014)

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Amended  IN  Assembly  April 22, 2013
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 21, 2013

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1305


Introduced by Assembly Member Gray

February 22, 2013


An act to add Section 8546.11 to the Government Code, relating to the California State Auditor.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1305, as amended, Gray. The California State Auditor: duties: random auditor. audits.
Existing statutory law establishes the California State Auditor’s Office, which is headed by the California State Auditor and has specified statutory duties, including the performance of statutorily mandated audits.
This bill would authorize the California State Auditor, in addition to any other duties prescribed by law, to conduct audits of 5 state departments each year, based on a random sampling methodology developed by the office, as specified. The audits would determine, at a minimum, the extent to which fund balances are reconciled and accurately reported, and whether agreements with private entities and individuals are properly managed.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 8546.11 is added to the Government Code, to read:

8546.11.
 In addition to any other duties prescribed by law, the California State Auditor shall conduct audits of five state departments each year, based on a random sampling methodology developed by the office, to examine the extent to which the state agencies are complying with laws and regulations related to safeguarding assets, as well as ensuring transparency, and complete and accurate reporting of financial data. At a minimum, the audits shall determine the extent to which fund balances are reconciled and accurately reported, and whether agreements with private entities and individuals are properly managed.