2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:513.4 - Not-for-profit disaster relief or recovery organizations; audit authority

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:513.4 (2018)

§513.4. Not-for-profit disaster relief or recovery organizations; audit authority

The legislative auditor shall have authority to compile financial statements and to examine, audit, or review the books and accounts of any not-for-profit organization which is created by a public official in the state of Louisiana, any political subdivision or agency thereof, any special district or authority, or unit of local government or by any other person for the purpose of accepting donations, charitable contributions, or other funds for disaster relief or recovery and which existence is promoted in any manner by one or more public officials or public entities in the state of Louisiana. The scope of the examinations may include financial accountability, legal compliance and evaluations of the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the auditee's programs or any combination of the foregoing. In addition to the authority granted above, the legislative auditor shall have access to and be permitted to examine all papers, books, accounts, records, files, instruments, documents, films, tapes, and any other forms of recordation of such an organization, including but not limited to computers and recording devices, and all software and hardware which hold data, are part of the technical processes leading up to the retention of data, or are part of the security system. For the purposes of this Chapter, any not-for-profit organization which is created by a public official of the state of Louisiana or any political subdivision or agency thereof, any special district or authority, or unit of local government or by any other person for the purpose of accepting donations, charitable contributions, or other funds for disaster relief or recovery and which existence is promoted in any manner by one or more public officials or public entities in the state of Louisiana shall be considered to be a "local auditee".

Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 36, §1, eff. Dec. 6, 2005.

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