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Legislative Audit Committee Meets June 13

Posted Date: 
June 3, 2013
Tori Hunthausen, Legislative Auditor, Committee Staff

The Legislative Audit Committee is meeting June 13 at the Capitol in Helena to review recent audits of state programs and services. Twelve legislators serve on this administrative committee. Current members are Rep. Randy Brodehl, R-Kalispell; Rep. Virginia Court, D-Billings; Rep. Mike Cuffe, R-Eureka; Sen. Dee Brown, R-Hungry Horse; Sen. Taylor Brown, R-Huntley; Sen. Greg Jergeson, D-Chinook; Sen. Cliff Larsen, D-Missoula; Rep. Mary McNally, D-Billings; Sen. Eric Moore, R-Miles City; Rep. Ryan Osmundson, R-Buffalo; Rep. JP Pomnichowski, D-Bozeman; and Sen. Mitch Tropila, D-Great Falls (chairman).

The Legislative Audit Division anticipates reports on the following topics at the June meeting:

Financial Audits

  • Montana State Lottery (12-30)
  • Montana Water Pollution Control and Drinking Water State
  • Revolving Fund Programs (11-25B)
  • State of Montana (11-01B)

Financial Compliance Audits

  • Public Employees’ Retirement Board (12-08A)Teachers’ Retirement System (12-09A)
  • Information Systems Audits
  • Montana Lottery Security (13DP-01)

Performance Audits

  • Detection and Resolution of Suspected Medicaid Recipient Prescription Fraud and Abuse (12P-12)
  • School Transportation Funding and Safety (13P-01)

Audit Follow-ups

Information Systems

  • Improving Controls Over Security of Laptop Data


  • Board of Oil and Gas Conservation Regulatory Program
  • Improving Montana’s Office Supply Acquisition Processes
  • Inspection and Complaint Activities for Child Care Licensing Program
  • Water Rights Adjudication

The Legislative Audit Division provides independent and objective evaluations of the stewardship, performance and cost of government policies, programs and operations. The division is responsible for conducting financial, performance, and information system audits of state agencies or their programs, including the university system.

For more information on the committee’s activities and upcoming meeting, visit the committee’s website or contact Tori Hunthausen, Legislative Auditor. To report improper acts committed by state agencies, departments, or employees, call the division fraud hotline at 800-222-4446 or 406-444-4446 in Helena.

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