Sen. Anderson appointed to Legislative Audit Commission

Springfield, IL… State Senator Neil Anderson has been appointed to serve on the bipartisan Illinois Legislative Audit Commission.

Anderson is one of 12 legislators from the Senate and House of Representatives appointed to the Commission. The Commission works to oversee the State Audit Program by reviewing the stewardship of public funds and monitoring actions in an effort to correct weaknesses disclosed by the audits of state agencies.

“I am honored to be appointed as part of such an important commission,” said Sen. Anderson. “Establishing fair bipartisan oversight for state agencies is crucial to Illinois having a transparent and operational government.”

The primary responsibilities of the Commission include:

  • Conduct public hearings on all major audits of State agencies to review problems, assess agency stewardship, and secure remedial action.
  • Review the management of program audits and investigations.
  • Make recommendations to the General Assembly and agency management for corrective legislation and other measures to remedy weaknesses disclosed through audits or at Commission hearings.
  • Monitor agency progress in implementing corrective action.

More information on the Commission and upcoming meetings can be found here.

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