South Carolina State Auditor

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South Carolina State Auditor
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012=2013 FY Budget:  $4,696,535
Term limits:  None
Structure
Selection Method:  Appointed
Current Officeholder
Name:  Richard Gilbert, Jr.
Assumed office:  2012
Compensation:  $$104,433
Other South Carolina Executive Offices
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The South Carolina Auditor is a state executive position in the South Carolina state government.[1]

Current officeholder

The current interim officeholder is Richard Gilbert, Jr..

Authority

The South Carolina State Auditor's office is derived from Title 11, Chapter 7 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.

Chapter 7, Section 11-7-10:

Selection; assistants.
The State Budget and Control Board shall select the State Auditor, who shall select necessary assistants in conformity with the appropriations for the office.[2]

Qualifications

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Appointments

South Carolina state government organizational chart

The South Carolina State Auditor is appointed by the South Carolina Budget and Control Board.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The mission of the State Auditor’s Office is to serve as a deterrent to fiscal mismanagement, fraud, and misuse of assets by state agencies and providers of Medicaid services and to provide audit coverage of those entities as required by law or regulation.[4]

Divisions

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State budget

The budget for the State Auditor's office was $4,696,535 for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.[5]

Compensation

The South Carolina State Auditor was paid $104,433 in 2013, according to The Council of State Governments.[6]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

South Carolina

Office of the State Auditor
1401 Main Street, Suite 1200
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 253-4160
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