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§ 213.2. Performance Audit Division

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8. Auditor and Inspector (Refs & Annos)
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 213.2
§ 213.2. Performance Audit Division
A. There is hereby created in the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector a Performance Audit Division, subject to the discretion of the State Auditor and Inspector. An Assistant State Auditor and Inspector may be appointed to direct the operations of the Division, subject to the supervision and control of the State Auditor and Inspector at all times.
B. The State Auditor and Inspector, deputies and agents of the Performance Audit Division may examine all books and accounts of all public officers, institutions and other governmental entities specified in Sections 212 through 227.9 of this title to instruct the proper officers thereof in the performance of their duties and to prescribe cost-effective methods of operating such governmental entities; provided, however, the State Auditor and Inspector shall perform the examinations authorized in this subsection upon receiving a written request to do so by the Governor, the chief executive officer of a governmental entity or pursuant to a joint or concurrent resolution of the Legislature. A copy of the examination shall be given to the examined entity. A copy of any examination conducted pursuant to this subsection shall be submitted to the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the appropriations and budget chairs of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and of the Senate.
C. The cost of the examinations authorized pursuant to subsection B of this section shall be borne by the examined agency in an amount not to exceed the actual costs of the examination. Prior to the start of such an examination, the State Auditor and Inspector shall prepare in writing and present to the affected state agency an estimate of the cost of the examination. If the estimate requires revision, the State Auditor and Inspector shall notify the agency in a prompt manner. Except as otherwise provided, the State Auditor and Inspector shall recover its costs for the examination pursuant to monthly progress billings presented by the State Auditor and Inspector to the Office of Management and Enterprise Services detailing current monthly costs for each examination. In addition, the State Auditor and Inspector shall provide a copy of the billing to the affected state agency. The Office of Management and Enterprise Services may deduct the amounts billed from the next subsequent allotment for the corresponding state agency and transfer the funds to the State Auditor and Inspector Revolving Fund.
D. The salaries and traveling expenses of the Assistant State Auditor and Inspector, deputies and agents of the Performance Audit Division and the costs of material, supplies and equipment for the Division shall be paid from funds made available through appropriation by the Legislature.
E. The State Auditor and Inspector shall submit an annual report of the Performance Audit Division to the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, appropriations and budget chairs of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the Senate and of the House of Representatives.

Credits

Laws 1992, c. 269, § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1992; Laws 2004, c. 165, § 1; Laws 2012, c. 304, § 844.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 213.2, OK ST T. 74 § 213.2
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 90 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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