1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Auditor of Public Accounts

Item 17

Item 17

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Legislative Evaluation and Review (78300)$9,465,690$9,518,206
Financial and Compliance Audits (78301)FY1999 $9,465,690FY2000 $9,518,206
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1999 $8,607,019FY2000 $8,652,533
SpecialFY1999 $858,671FY2000 $865,673

Authority: Article IV, § 18, Constitution of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts for Financial and Compliance Audits shall be paid the annual salary of the Auditor of Public Accounts, $118,230 from July 1, 1998, to November 24, 1998, $120,891 from November 25, 1998, to November 24, 1999, and $123,611 from November 25, 1999, to June 30, 2000.

B. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall review the status and progress of the Integrated Human Resources Information System and report his findings on a semi-annual basis to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees.

C. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall continue to examine the results of Circuit and District Court collection efforts and methods for unpaid fines, fees, and costs, including those methods used by Commonwealth's Attorneys for delinquent accounts. This review should consider alternative methods, including contracting and other sources, for improving the collection of fines, fees, and costs, and should compare the costs related to the collection efforts. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall report his findings to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 1998.