(Doc Name h:\legwork\house\amend\H-WM\001\INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT.DOCX):
EXPLANATION: require inspector general to report specific information quarterly to the ways and means and senate finance committees, be self sufficient after june 30, 2012 and be under the agency head salary commission's purview.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 89, GENERAL
PROVISIONS, page 520, after line 27, by adding an appropriately
numbered paragraph to read:
/ (GP: Inspector General) The Governor's Inspector General shall report quarterly to the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee the following information: a list of each reported case/complaint of fraud, waste, or abuse limited to; the agency name at which the alleged abuse occurred or is occurring, the date of the reported case, a unique case number for each case, and an estimated dollar amount related to the complaint. Further, as complaints are resolved the report must be updated by case number to include the actual dollar amount of savings and or recouped funds, and the specific sources of funds and programs in which the savings and/or recouped funds were identified. Any identified fraud or abuse with civil or criminal implications shall be turned over to the appropriate authorities for action.
After June 30, 2012, the position of Inspector General must be fully self-sufficient from savings identified in the cabinet agencies under review. If the position is not fully self-sufficient the position shall be terminated and the duties transferred to the State Auditor.
Effective July 1, 2011, the position of Inspector General shall fall under the purview of the Agency Head Salary Commission./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.