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Joint Legislative Auditing Committee, Florida State Legislature

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The Legislative Auditing Committee is a joint committee of the Florida Legislature.

Per the Joint Rules, joint committees of the Florida State Legislature are assigned by the Speaker in the House and by the President in the Senate. The President of the Senate shall appoint a member of the Senate to serve as the chair, and the Speaker shall appoint a member of the House to serve as vice-chair for the Legislative Auditing Committee, the Committee on Public Counsel Oversight and the Administrative Procedures Committee. The chair and vice-chair of these committees will serve from the organization session until noon on December 1 of the calendar year following the general election. The Speaker shall appoint a member of the House to serve as the chair, and the President of the Senate shall appoint a member of the Senate to serve as vice chair for the Legislative Auditing Committee, the Committee on Public Counsel Oversight and the Administrative Procedures Committee.[1] The chair and vice-chair of these committees will serve from the organization session until noon on December 1 of the calendar year following the general election. The majority of members in each house make up a joint committees quorum.[2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Joint Rules 2012-2014

Function

Special Powers and Duties of the Legislative Auditing Committee:
(1) The Legislative Auditing Committee may direct the Auditor General or the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability to conduct an audit, review, or examination of any entity or record described in s. 11.45(2) or (3), Florida Statutes.
(2) The Legislative Auditing Committee may receive requests for audits and reviews from legislators and any audit request, petition for audit, or other matter for investigation directed or referred to it pursuant to general law. The committee may make any appropriate disposition of such requests or referrals and shall, within a reasonable time, report to the requesting party the disposition of any audit request.
(3) The Legislative Auditing Committee may review the performance of the Auditor General and report thereon to the Senate and the House of Representatives.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

The following tables describe committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

House

Joint Legislative Auditing Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (4)
Daphne CampbellLake Ray, Alternating Chair
Cynthia StaffordGayle Harrell
Daniel Raulerson
Ray Rodrigues

Senate

Joint Legislative Auditing Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (3)
Joseph Abruzzo, Alternating ChairRob Bradley
Jeremy RingAlan Hays
Wilton Simpson

2011-2012

The following tables describe committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

House

Senate

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