In addition to the foregoing, the Auditor General may conduct an
audit of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, the
Regional Transportation Authority, the Suburban Bus Division, the Commuter
Rail Division and the Chicago Transit Authority and any other subsidized
carrier when authorized by the Legislative Audit Commission. Such audit
may be a financial, management or program audit, or any combination thereof.
The audit shall determine whether they are operating in accordance with
all applicable laws and regulations. Subject to the limitations of this
Act, the Legislative Audit Commission may by resolution specify additional
determinations to be included in the scope of the audit.
In addition to the foregoing, the Auditor General must also conduct a
financial audit of
the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority's expenditures of public funds in
connection with the reconstruction, renovation, remodeling, extension, or
improvement of all or substantially all of any existing "facility", as that
term is defined in the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority Act.
The Auditor General may also conduct an audit, when authorized by
the Legislative Audit Commission, of any hospital which receives 10% or
more of its gross revenues from payments from the State of Illinois,
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid), Medical Assistance Program.
The Auditor General is authorized to conduct financial and compliance
audits of the Illinois Distance Learning Foundation and the Illinois
As soon as practical after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
1995, the Auditor General shall conduct a compliance and management audit of
the City of
Chicago and any other entity with regard to the operation of Chicago O'Hare
International Airport, Chicago Midway Airport and Merrill C. Meigs Field. The
audit shall include, but not be limited to, an examination of revenues,
expenses, and transfers of funds; purchasing and contracting policies and
practices; staffing levels; and hiring practices and procedures. When
completed, the audit required by this paragraph shall be distributed in
accordance with Section 3-14.
The Auditor General shall conduct a financial and compliance and program
audit of distributions from the Municipal Economic Development Fund
during the immediately preceding calendar year pursuant to Section 8-403.1 of
the Public Utilities Act at no cost to the city, village, or incorporated town
that received the distributions.
The Auditor General must conduct an audit of the Health Facilities and Services Review Board pursuant to Section 19.5 of the Illinois Health Facilities Planning
The Auditor General of the State of Illinois shall annually conduct or
cause to be conducted a financial and compliance audit of the books and records
of any county water commission organized pursuant to the Water Commission Act
of 1985 and shall file a copy of the report of that audit with the Governor and
the Legislative Audit Commission. The filed audit shall be open to the public
for inspection. The cost of the audit shall be charged to the county water
commission in accordance with Section 6z-27 of the State Finance Act. The
county water commission shall make available to the Auditor General its books
and records and any other documentation, whether in the possession of its
trustees or other parties, necessary to conduct the audit required. These
audit requirements apply only through July 1, 2007.
The Auditor General must conduct audits of the Rend Lake Conservancy
District as provided in Section 25.5 of the River Conservancy Districts Act.
The Auditor General must conduct financial audits of the Southeastern Illinois Economic Development Authority as provided in Section 70 of the Southeastern Illinois Economic Development Authority Act.
The Auditor General shall conduct a compliance audit in accordance with subsections (d) and (f) of Section 30 of the Innovation Development and Economy Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07; 96-31, eff. 6-30-09; 96-939, eff. 6-24-10.)