(70 ILCS 2605/5.12) (from Ch. 42, par. 324v)
    Sec. 5.12. Annual audit. Each district shall cause an independent audit to be made annually for the period beginning January 1, and ending December 31. Such audit shall be made by a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, who shall examine and audit the accounts of the district. A report thereof, together with any recommendations as to changes in accounting procedure shall be made to the board of trustees and shall be printed in the official proceedings of the district. At least 3 copies of such audit shall be made conveniently available for public inspection at the office of the district and a copy of such audit shall be made available to any person requesting a copy thereof upon the payment of a reasonable charge. Copies of such audit shall be furnished to such departments or agencies of the State of Illinois as may be required by law and such audit shall comply with such State laws as may regulate the making of governmental audits. The reasonable expense of the audit required to be made hereunder shall be paid by each such sanitary district.
    An annual audit of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago conducted in accordance with Section 5.12a serves as that district's annual audit required by this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-296, eff. 8-11-95.)