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{{tnr}}The '''Illinois Auditor General''' is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The auditor general audits public funds of the [[Illinois|state]] and reports findings and recommendations to the [[Illinois General Assembly|General Assembly]] and to the [[Governor of Illinois|governor]].<ref name="about">[http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/About/description.asp ''Illinois Auditor'' "Description" Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>  
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|Office=Auditor General
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Office website = http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/
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|Term limits = None
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|Length of term =10 years
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|Selected =Appointed by the [[Illinois General Assembly]]
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|Current officeholder =William Holland
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|Assumed office =  August 1, 1992
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|Compensation = 149,005
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Illinois|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Illinois|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Illinois Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Attorney General of Illinois|Attorney General]] • [[Illinois Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Illinois Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Illinois Comptroller|Comptroller]] • [[Illinois Superintendent of Education|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Illinois Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Insurance|Insurance Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Labor|Labor Director]] • [[Illinois Commerce Commission|Illinois Commerce Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Illinois Auditor General''' is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The auditor general audits public funds of the [[Illinois|state]] and reports findings and recommendations to the [[Illinois General Assembly|General Assembly]] and to the [[Governor of Illinois|governor]].<ref name="about">[http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/About/description.asp ''Illinois Auditor'' "Description" Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>  
  
 
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The current officeholder is [[William Holland]]. First appointed by the [[Illinois General Assembly]] on August 1, 1992, he was re-appointed for a second ten-year term on August 1, 2002, and unanimously re-appointed to a third ten-year term in 2012.<ref name="appoint">[http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/About/description.asp ''Illinois Auditor General,'' "Description," accessed September 4, 2012]</ref>
 
The current officeholder is [[William Holland]]. First appointed by the [[Illinois General Assembly]] on August 1, 1992, he was re-appointed for a second ten-year term on August 1, 2002, and unanimously re-appointed to a third ten-year term in 2012.<ref name="appoint">[http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/About/description.asp ''Illinois Auditor General,'' "Description," accessed September 4, 2012]</ref>
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The auditor general is appointed by the [[Illinois General Assembly]] to a ten-year term.<ref>[http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/About/description.asp ''Illinois Auditor General'' "Description" Accessed December 28, 2012]</ref>
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The auditor general's office performs several types of audits to review State agencies. Financial audits and compliance examinations are mandated by law. They disclose the obligation, expenditure, receipt, and use of public funds. They also provide agencies with specific recommendations to ensure full compliance with State statutes, rules, and regulations. The auditor general also reviews compliance with federal statutes, and rules and regulations for those agencies subject to the Federal Single Audit Act of 1984.<ref name="about"/>
 
The auditor general's office performs several types of audits to review State agencies. Financial audits and compliance examinations are mandated by law. They disclose the obligation, expenditure, receipt, and use of public funds. They also provide agencies with specific recommendations to ensure full compliance with State statutes, rules, and regulations. The auditor general also reviews compliance with federal statutes, and rules and regulations for those agencies subject to the Federal Single Audit Act of 1984.<ref name="about"/>
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In 2010, the Illinois Auditor General was paid an estimated $139,800 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved September 5, 2012]</ref>
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In 2012, the auditor was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$149,005]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
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In 2011, the Illinois Auditor General was paid an estimated $149,005 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved September 5, 2012]</ref>
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Revision as of 10:00, 26 June 2013

Illinois Auditor General
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   10 years
Selection Method:  Appointed by the Illinois General Assembly
Current Officeholder

William Holland.png
Name:  William Holland
Assumed office:  August 1, 1992
Compensation:  $149,005
Other Illinois Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorComptrollerSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture DirectorInsurance DirectorNatural Resources DirectorLabor DirectorIllinois Commerce Commission
The Illinois Auditor General is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The auditor general audits public funds of the state and reports findings and recommendations to the General Assembly and to the governor.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is William Holland. First appointed by the Illinois General Assembly on August 1, 1992, he was re-appointed for a second ten-year term on August 1, 2002, and unanimously re-appointed to a third ten-year term in 2012.[2]

Authority

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Qualifications

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Appointments

The auditor general is appointed by the Illinois General Assembly to a ten-year term.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The auditor general's office performs several types of audits to review State agencies. Financial audits and compliance examinations are mandated by law. They disclose the obligation, expenditure, receipt, and use of public funds. They also provide agencies with specific recommendations to ensure full compliance with State statutes, rules, and regulations. The auditor general also reviews compliance with federal statutes, and rules and regulations for those agencies subject to the Federal Single Audit Act of 1984.[1]

Divisions

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Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the auditor was paid an estimated $149,005. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2011, the Illinois Auditor General was paid an estimated $149,005 according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

Historical officeholders

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Contact Information

The Office of the Auditor General has two locations:[5]

Iles Park Plaza
740 East Ash St.
Springfield, IL 62703-3154
Phone: (217) 782-6046
Fax: (217) 785-8222
TTY number: (888) 261-2887

Michael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle Street
Suite S-900
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3103
Phone: (312) 814-4000
Fax: (312) 814-4006 (fax)

Email: auditor@mail.state.il.us

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