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Full Text of HB3596  101st General Assembly


Rep. Sam Yingling

Filed: 3/12/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3596 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
56-31013 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/6-31013 new)
7    Sec. 6-31013. Transitional audits.
8    (a) A county board must notify newly elected countywide
9officials of the option for an auditor to conduct a
10transitional audit at the county's expense. An elected county
11auditor shall conduct the audit upon a request of the newly
12elected countywide official. In a county that does not have an
13elected county auditor, the newly elected countywide official
14may hire a qualified auditing firm. The county board shall pay
15all costs associated with an audit. The transitional audit
16shall examine funds expended by the official for whom the newly



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1elected official is taking over and report if the expended
2funds were consistent with the county board's financial
3allocations to that official.
4    (b) A county board shall give the option for a transitional
5financial audit to all county officials elected in or after
6November 2016.
7    (c) A home rule county shall not regulate transitional
8audits in a manner inconsistent with this Section. This Section
9is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article
10VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by
11home rule units of powers and functions exercised by the