2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Committee Approved)

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RFP for Audit of Federal Funds

Item 264 #2s

Item 264 #2s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Secretary of Finance FY2021 $0 FY2022 $350,000 NGF

Page 99, line 2, strike "$685,384" and insert "$1,035,384".

Page 99, strike line 2.


Item 264, after paragraph C. insert:

"D. The Secretary of Finance shall use a portion of the federal funds allocated to engage internal or third-party assistance to perform a risk assessment over the executive branch agency and local government internal controls in administering and disbursing federal pandemic relief funds, economic stimulus grants, and loans. Prior to engaging internal or third-party assistance, the Secretary of Finance shall consult with the Auditor of Public Accounts concerning the scope of work performed by the Auditor of Public Accounts over federal funds. The Secretary of Finance shall certify that this provision is being met, compile the findings and provide a report to the Governor, Chair of Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee, and the Chair of House Appropriations Committee by November 1 of each year.”


(This amendment provides $350,000 NGF in pandemic relief funds and adds language that directs the Secretary of Finance to issue a request for proposal for an internal or third-party risk assessment of internal controls over state and local government pandemic funds administration and disbursement. This item will be set out upon enrolling.)