2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:79 — Sworn statements to be provided; quarterly report of receivables and debts owed the state


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§79. Sworn statements to be provided; quarterly report of receivables and debts owed the state

A. All state agencies and component reporting units shall provide to the commissioner of administration between the first and forty-fifth day following the close of the fiscal year a sworn statement of all monies received and from what sources, all monies expended and for what purposes, all revenue due and not collected, and all obligations incurred and not paid. "State agency" shall mean the state of Louisiana and any department of or corporation, agency, political subdivision, or instrumentality heretofore or hereafter created, designated, or established by the state of Louisiana. "Component reporting units" include those governmental entities for which oversight responsibility rests with the state of Louisiana. A copy of the sworn statement shall be furnished to the legislative auditor.

B. The sworn statement shall be prepared in the format devised or approved by the commissioner of administration.

C.(1) Beginning July 1, 1996, and during each fiscal year thereafter, each state agency and component reporting unit shall communicate to the commissioner of administration and to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget on a quarterly basis all relevant information regarding debts and receivables owed to the state agency or component reporting unit. The information reported shall include but not be limited to the total amount of such debts or receivables by major revenue source, the age, the collectibility, and all relevant billing and collection activity on such debts or receivables. The commissioner of administration shall develop the format for reporting of this information and shall submit such format to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget for its review and approval not later than April 15, 1996. Any subsequent revisions in the reporting format shall also be subject to the review and approval of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.

(2) In addition, each state agency and component reporting unit shall maintain for each quarterly report the detailed data on each debt or receivable included in the report sufficient to analyze such debts and receivables and the effectiveness of collection procedures. Such data shall be maintained in accordance with the confidentiality requirements of each agency or reporting unit; however, reporting of receivables and debt owed the state of Louisiana shall not include receivables due under Louisiana Employment Security Law.

Acts 1989, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1995, No. 745, §1; Acts 2001, No. 1032, §13.

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