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RG 015. Office of the Auditor General

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 015
The Office of the Auditor General was established in 1974 to provide independent evaluations of government programs to the General Assembly. Audits are performed as required by statute, or as directed by the Joint Committee on Legislative Services, a bipartisan committee consisting of the Speaker of the House and the majority and minority leaders of the House and Senate. The Office of the Auditor General is responsible for preparing an annual financial audit of the State’s financial statements and an annual compliance audit of all federal assistance received during every fiscal year. Additional responsibilities in any given year may include: (a) conducting performance audits; (b) issuing accounting opinions; (c) attending meetings and hearings relevant to on-going audit special projects and research studies for individual legislators; (f) participating on policy-making boards of professional organizations; and (g) making determinations regarding emergency situations which would permit a municipality to exceed the statutory 5.5 percent cap on annual property tax levy increases.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Reports of the State Auditor

 Series — Volume Annual Reports of the State Auditor, 1920-1926
Identifier: C#00338-1636-1194

Fee returns

Identifier: C#00039-C#00041
Dates: 1850-1857

Office of the Auditor General annual reports

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-170-1636-239-1636-765

Office of the Auditor reports

Identifier: C#00581
Scope and Contents Records consist of the following reports of the Auditor General: Auditor's Reports - 1865-1868 (C#1210) Auditor's Reports - 1856-1857 (C#1210) Auditor's Reports - 1861-1864 (C#1210) Administration of educational grants and contracts: Special Report, 1980 Capital development program report, 1975-1984 Biennial Report, 1995-1996 (1997-71) Annual report, 1871-1927, 1975-1985, 1988, 1991-1992...
Dates: 1871-1996

State and fiscal year audits

Identifier: C#00085

Single state audits and fiscal year audits of various state agencies and programs. Also includes journals and ledgers kept by the Auditor General.

Dates: 1826-2003

State Auditor Audited and Approved bill

 Series — Volume State Auditor Audited and Approved bill, 1894-1926 (C#00303)
Identifier: C#00303

To record expenditures audited and approved by the State Auditor. Contains date of meeting, name of vendor, date expense incurred, amount of expense, balance General Treasurer has on hand.

Dates: 1894-1926

State Auditor Certificate Numbers

 Series — Volume State Auditor Certificate Numbers
Identifier: C#00307

Function: To record information concerning certificates of the State Auditor paid by the General Treasurer. Contents: This book was never used. It conatains spaces for the number of the certificates, amount, to whose order payable, to whom paid, when paid, appropriation.

Dates: undated

State Auditor Itemized accounts

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00001

Records of expenditures on state accounts. Entries include: date of payment, payee, item or service, no. (possibly check number), amount, total.

Dates: 1918-1919, 1924-1928

State Auditor journals

 Series — Volume State Auditor journals, 1856-1867
Identifier: C#00306

To record accounts against the state that have been paid. Contains Page number in unspecified ledger, date of expenditure, name of vendor or payee, amount paid, total expenditure.

Dates: 1856-1867

State Auditor ledgers

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00002-C#00296-C#00268-C#00613

Varies slightly from year to year. Generally includes account name, amount appropriated for the account, amount drawn on account and date drawn, sometimes lists purpose of amount drawn, usually lists new balance. State agency ledgers (C#00268) include name of agency, date of expenditure, to whom rendered, items of vouchers rendered, number of order, amount, total expenditure for each agency

Dates: 1856-1866, 1924-1927

State Auditor orders

 Series — Folder State Auditor orders, 1853-1857
Identifier: C#00043

Orders from various parties to the State Auditor for payments from the General Treasury.

Dates: 1853-1857

State Auditor outgoing correspondence

 Series — Volume State Auditor outgoing correspondence, 1893-1899 (C#00302)
Identifier: C#00302

Letters written to various persons. This volume is a letter copy book. Majority of letters are typewritten. Includes copy of letter concerning costs related to revisions of the 1865 Adjutant General's Annual Report.

Dates: 1893-1899

State Auditor pay roll

 Series — Volume State Auditor pay roll, 1887-1909
Identifier: C#00279

Function: To record the salaries paid state officers. Contents: Name of payee, monthly salary, quarterly summary, remarks (usually payee's title or office).

Dates: 1887-1909

State Auditor Uncalled and Cancelled Checks records

 Sub-Series — Volume State Auditor Uncalled and Cancelled Checks records
Identifier: C#00278

Function: To record uncalled for checks and their cancellation. Contents: Date of issue of the check, to whom payable, purpose of the check, amount, check number, by whom signed, appropriation, when cancelled and certified to the General Treasurer.

Dates: June 25, 1868-October 19, 1927