South Carolina Executive Order 2007-14
South Carolina Executive Order 2007-14, issued by Governor Mark Sanford and signed on August 30, 2007, mandated that South Carolina's "Comptroller General's Office shall develop and operate a single, searchable website accessible at no cost to the public, which provides information regarding the expenditure of state funds."
Requirements of the order
In accord with the order's guidance, the Comptroller General's Office established and maintains a publicly available, searchable website that provides information about the expenditure of state funds. "'Expenditure of state funds' means the expenditure of all appropriated or non-appropriated funds by a state agency in forms including, but not limited to, grants, contracts, and subcontracts." The order requires state agencies to submit their funding sources and expenditure records to the General Comptroller's Office.
- Press Release from National Taxpayers Union, October 10, 2007
- Budget and Tax News, South Carolina Governor Wins Broad Support for Spending Transparency Order, February 1, 2008
- South Carolina Comptroller General
- South Carolina Budget and Control Board, official website