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Third-Party Audit Department of Corrections

Concerning a third-party evaluation of the department of corrections' budget practices, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2024 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

Joint Budget Committee. The bill requires the state auditor to engage a third party to conduct an evaluation of the department of corrections' (department) budget practices. The state auditor shall engage the third party by October 1, 2024. The third party shall provide an update to the joint budget committee and the legislative audit committee by March 1, 2025. The third-party consultant shall release a final report to the department, joint budget committee, and legislative audit committee by June 30, 2025. The evaluation must review the department's personnel-related costs, contract staff spending, and operational costs driven by caseload.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/03/2024 Signed Act PDF
    05/23/2024 Final Act PDF
    05/07/2024 Rerevised PDF
    05/06/2024 Revised PDF
    05/03/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    05/02/2024 Engrossed PDF
    04/19/2024 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details