(15 ILCS 425/0.01) (from Ch. 15, par. 600)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Local Government Accounting Systems Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
(15 ILCS 425/1) (from Ch. 15, par. 601)
Sec. 1. The State Comptroller shall by rule establish advisory guidelines for systems of accounting for units of local government which shall include all cities, villages, incorporated towns, counties, townships, special purpose districts and any other nonfederal governmental entities not audited by the Auditor General of the State of Illinois. These systems shall follow, to the extent practicable, generally accepted accounting principles.
(Source: P.A. 84-259.)
(15 ILCS 425/2) (from Ch. 15, par. 602)
Sec. 2. The State Comptroller shall publish manuals and operating procedures which may be used by units of local government in complying with accounting, auditing and reporting requirements. These manuals and procedures shall be designed to account for the various kinds and sizes of units of local government.
The manuals and operating procedures shall be reviewed by an advisory committee selected by the State Comptroller composed of persons from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, other interested State agencies, units of local government, associations of units of local government and other interested or concerned groups.
The State Comptroller shall provide or cooperate in educational and training programs to assist local governments in complying with accounting, auditing and reporting requirements.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)