Bill Status of HB3297 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTY CD-TRANSITIONAL AUDITS
Rep. Sam Yingling
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the County Auditing Law of the Counties Code. Provides that a county board must notify all county elected officials elected in or after November 2020 and newly elected countywide officials of the option for an auditor to conduct a transitional audit at the county's expense. Provides that an elected county auditor shall conduct the audit upon the request of such an official or, in a county that does not have an elected county auditor, the official may hire a qualified auditing firm. Provides that the transitional audit shall examine funds expended by the official for whom the elected official was or is taking over and report if the expended funds were consistent with the county board's financial allocations to that official. Limits home rule powers.