A panel of witnesses from the Office of the State Auditor presented information to the committee: Michelle Colin, Deputy State Auditor, Derek Johnson, Legislative Audit Manager, and Greg Fugate testified to the committee.
The panel discussed the recent audit of the SCAO and can be read in full here: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/lcs/judicial_department_performance_audit.pdf. The auditors highlighted recommendations from the report and answered questions about administrative functions and other findings.
The auditors also referenced a fraud hotline investigation audit conducted on the SCAO, and the executive summary is shared here: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/lcs/osa_executive_summary.pdf.
The auditors answered committee questions about the fraud hotline audit and potential criminal referrals. Committee discussion continued about the audits and document discovery.