HB1256. State Auditor; revise provisions regarding organization and staffing of departments.

Mississippi Legislature. 2013 Regular Session. House of Representatives.

Introduced:
Jan 21, 2013
Last Action:
Apr 25, 2013
Approved by Governor

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History

Jan 21, 2013: Referred To Appropriations

Feb 05, 2013: Title Suff Do Pass

Feb 11, 2013: Amended

Feb 11, 2013: Passed As Amended

Feb 13, 2013: Transmitted To Senate

Feb 15, 2013: Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency;Appropriations

Mar 05, 2013: DR - TSDPAA: AC To AP

Mar 05, 2013: Title Suff Do Pass As Amended

Mar 12, 2013: Amended

Mar 12, 2013: Passed As Amended

Mar 12, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Entered

Mar 14, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Tabled

Mar 14, 2013: Returned For Concurrence

Mar 26, 2013: Decline to Concur/Invite Conf

Mar 27, 2013: Conferees Named Frierson,Read,Shows

Mar 28, 2013: Conferees Named Collins,Hale,Wilemon

Mar 31, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Mar 31, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Apr 01, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 01, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Entered (Moak, Frierson, Huddleston (15th))

Apr 02, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 03, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Tabled

Apr 08, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 08, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 08, 2013: Due From Governor 04/25/13

Apr 25, 2013: Approved by Governor

Summary

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-203, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE PROVISION OF LAW REGARDING THE ORGANIZATION OF THE OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR; TO PROVIDE THAT THERE WILL BE A FINANCIAL AND COMPLIANCE DIVISION AND AN INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION, EACH WITH A DIRECTOR; TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUDITOR MAY APPOINT OR EMPLOY PROFESSIONALS AND ASSISTANTS, OR CONTRACT FOR SERVICES, AS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE DUTIES OF THE AUDITOR; TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ADMINISTRATIVE, TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANTS BE QUALIFIED UNDER A MERIT SYSTEM ESTABLISHED BY THE AUDITOR; TO DELETE THE RESTRICTION THAT THE AUDITOR MAY NOT DISCHARGE ANY EMPLOYEE COVERED BY THE MERIT SYSTEM, EXCEPT FOR CERTAIN ACTS COMMITTED IN VIOLATION OF THE MERIT SYSTEM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.