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2    AMENDMENT NO. ___. Amend House Resolution 55, AS AMENDED,
3by replacing everything after the heading with the following:
4    "WHEREAS, The College of DuPage is a public community
5college district in the State of Illinois; and
6    WHEREAS, The Board of Trustees, the governing body of the
7college, enacts policies and plays an integral role in
8overseeing the activities and operations of the college; and
9    WHEREAS, The Board of Trustees appoints a President to
10organize and manage the college within the parameters set by
11Board policies; and
12    WHEREAS, The College of DuPage recently approved a $763,000
13severance package for its current President; and



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1    WHEREAS, News reports have raised questions concerning the
2College of DuPage's expenditures of public moneys; and
3    WHEREAS, The College of DuPage is not a State agency; and
4    WHEREAS, The Illinois Constitution limits the Auditor
5General's audit authority to "public funds of the State" and
6case law has interpreted that phrase to mean only those funds
7directly appropriated or otherwise authorized by the General
8Assembly following the Governor's preparation and submission
9of the State budget; and
10    WHEREAS, The Intergovernmental Cooperation Act allows that
11"one or more public agencies may contract with any one or more
12other public agencies to perform any governmental service,
13activity or undertaking or to combine, transfer, or exercise
14any powers, functions. privileges, or authority which any of
15the public agencies entering into the contract is authorized by
16law to perform ... "; and
17    WHEREAS, The General Assembly wishes for the Auditor
18General to conduct a performance audit of the College of
19DuPage; therefore, be it



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1the Auditor General is directed to conduct a performance audit
2of the College of DuPage by entering into an intergovernmental
3agreement with the College of DuPage that sets forth the scope
4of the audit; and be it further
5    RESOLVED, That the audit include, but not be limited to,
6the following determinations:
7    (1) The College of DuPage's sources of revenues during
8    Fiscal Years 2011 through 2014;
9    (2) The College of DuPage's expenditures, by broad
10    category, during Fiscal Years 2011 through 2014;
11    (3) The amount, purpose, and uses of General Obligation
12    Bonds issued by the College of DuPage in 2007, 2009, 2011,
13    and 2013;
14    (4) Whether, during Fiscal Years 2011 through 2014, the
15    Board met its fiduciary responsibilities and ensured
16    compliance with the public required by Board policy,
17    including: annually evaluating the College President;
18    annually reviewing the financial performance of the
19    College and causing an audit to be made; adopting the
20    annual financial plan of the College; adopting a
21    comprehensive Strategic Long Range Plan; and reviewing the



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1    President's annual report on the outcomes of the College;
2    (5) Whether the Board is meeting its fiduciary
3    responsibilities and ensuring compliance with the Public
4    Community College Act and Board policies, including those
5    related to the investment of College funds, procurements
6    and contracts, construction activities, and budget
7    transfers; and
8    (6) Whether the compensation and severance packages
9    provided to the College of DuPage President are comparable
10    to compensation and severance packages provided to
11    Presidents of other Illinois Community Colleges, and
12    whether changes to the College President's compensation
13    package are properly approved; and
14    (7) Based on records obtained from the College of DuPage,
15    the amount and purposes of all transactions occurring in
16    Fiscal Years 2009 and 2010 between the College of DuPage
17    and the College of DuPage Foundation and whether those
18    transactions followed all applicable laws, policies, and
19    procedures; and be it further
20    RESOLVED, That the College of DuPage is responsible for
21paying the Auditor General's costs in conducting this audit;
22and be it further



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1    RESOLVED, That the College of DuPage, the Illinois
2Community College Board, and any other entity having
3information relevant to this audit cooperate fully and promptly
4with the Auditor General's Office in its conduct; and be it
6    RESOLVED, That the Auditor General commence this audit as
7soon as possible and report his findings and recommendations
8upon completion in accordance with the provisions of the
9Illinois State Auditing Act.".