2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:520 - Audit of accounts of legislative auditor

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:520 (2018)

§520. Audit of accounts of legislative auditor

A. The president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives, jointly, shall annually cause an audit to be made of the accounts of the office of legislative auditor for the fiscal year ending on the preceding June thirtieth. The audit shall be made by a certified public accountant selected by the president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives, and shall be made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

B. The said audit shall include any and all accounts relating to the operation of said office of legislative auditor. The legislative auditor is hereby required and directed to make available for said audit all books and records of his office which might be needed to accomplish the said audit.

C. The cost of the audit shall be paid out of funds appropriated for the operation of the legislature and may be prorated from funds allocated to the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, as may be agreed upon by the president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives.

Acts 1975, No. 744, §1.

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