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S.F. No. 1068 - Wright, Becker, and Ramsey Counties State Auditor Reimbursement Of Legal Costs - As Amended by the A-3 Amendment
Author: Senator Mary Kiffmeyer
Prepared By: Stephanie James, Senate Counsel (651/296-0103)
Date: March 7, 2017


Section 1 [Litigation Expenses] requires that the constitutional office division of the auditor to pay certain litigation expenses of the state auditor.  Precludes the auditor from decreasing allocations, transferring funds, or reducing services from other divisions to comply with this requirement.

Section 2 [Reimbursement of Legal Costs for Wright, Becker, and Ramsey Counties] requires the state auditor to reimburse counties that the auditor has sued under the new county audit statute for their legal fees, costs and disbursements in defending the suit.

Section 3 [Schedule of charges] caps the auditor’s rate schedule for audits in 2017 at the auditor’s 2016 rates. 

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