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A07794 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 22, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. TITUS -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the timeframe for
          implementation of recommendations included within  final  reports  for
          corrective action

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 170 of the executive law, as added by  chapter  218
     2  of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 170. Audit  of agencies by the state comptroller; reports of correc-
     4  tive action. Whenever the state comptroller shall conduct  an  audit  of
     5  the  activities and operations of any department, bureau, board, commis-
     6  sion, authority or any other agency or instrumentality, he or she  shall
     7  submit a [tenative] tentative copy of a report of such audit to the head
     8  of  the  entity  audited.  The  head of such entity may submit a written
     9  response to such tentative report within  thirty  days  of  the  receipt
    10  thereof. The state comptroller shall thereafter submit a final report of
    11  such  audit which shall contain a complete copy of the response, if any,
    12  submitted to the tentative report. If the final report makes recommenda-
    13  tions for corrective action, the head of the entity audited shall report
    14  within [ninety] one hundred eighty days after  receipt  thereof  to  the
    15  governor,  the  state  comptroller, the president, president pro tem and
    16  minority leader of the senate, the speaker, majority and minority  lead-
    17  ers  of  the  assembly, and the chairman and ranking minority members of
    18  the senate finance committee and the assembly ways and means  committees
    19  of  the state legislature what steps were taken to implement such recom-
    20  mendations, and, where recommendations were not implemented, the reasons
    21  therefor.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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