(1) The Division of Audits shall estimate in advance the expenses that it will incur during the biennium in carrying out the provisions of ORS 297.030, 297.120 and 297.210, and shall charge officers, departments, boards and commissions of state government and other public bodies for their share of such expenses for periods within the biennium and in sufficient amounts to provide reasonable cash operating requirements for the Division of Audits within the biennial period. Each officer, department, board or commission or other public body shall pay to the credit of the Division of Audits Account such charge as an administrative expense from funds or appropriations available to it in the same manner as other claims against the state or public body are paid.
(2) Payments authorized under this section shall be consistent with ORS 171.580 and 171.585. The Division of Audits shall report to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee established under ORS 171.580 when estimated expenses for an audit authorized under subsection (1) of this section exceed the estimated expenses for a biennium.
(3) All moneys received from the various state departments, boards, commissions, institutions and state-aided institutions and agencies of the state in the payment of the costs of audits and reviews under this section and ORS 297.210 shall be credited to the Division of Audits Account. [Amended by 1977 c.774 §20; 1987 c.143 §4; 1993 c.724 §24; 1999 c.324 §1]Section: Previous 297.060 297.065 297.070 297.110 297.120 297.210 297.220 297.230 297.240 297.405 297.410 297.415 297.420 297.425 297.430 Next
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