Joint Legislative Audit Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature

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The Audit Committee is a standing committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature.


The joint legislative audit committee shall have advisory responsibilities for the legislative audit bureau. The committee's responsibility is subject to general supervision of the joint committee on legislative organization.[1][2]


The Joint Legislative Audit Committee is composed of the cochairpersons of the Joint Finance Committee, 2 other majority and 2 minority party senators and 2 other majority and 2 minority party representatives , each appointed by the same method as their respective chambers.[3]


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Joint Legislative Audit Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (6)
Kathleen VinehoutRobert Cowles, Co-chair
John LehmanAlberta Darling
Jon RichardsMary Lazich
Melissa SargentSamantha Kerkman, Co-chair
Howard Marklein
John Nygren

2011-2012 Session

External links


  1. Wisconsin State Legislature, "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014(Statute 13.53-2)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Wisconsin State Legislature, "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014(Statute 13.53-1)