(30 ILCS 5/3-14) (from Ch. 15, par. 303-14)
    Sec. 3-14. Audit reports. Upon completion of any audit the Auditor General shall issue an audit report which shall include: a precise statement of the scope of the audit or review, a statement of the material findings resulting from the audit, a statement of the underlying cause, evaluative criteria used and the current and prospective significance thereof and a statement of explanation or rebuttal which may have been submitted by the agency audited relevant to the audit findings included in the report.
    As part of this report the Auditor General shall prepare a signed digest of the legislatively significant matters of the report and, as may be applicable, a concise statement of (1) any actions taken or contemplated by persons or agencies subsequent to the completion of the audit but prior to the release of the report, which bear on matters in the report, (2) any actions the Auditor General considers necessary or desirable, and (3) any other information the Auditor General deems useful to the General Assembly in order to understand or act on any matters presented in the audit.
    The Auditor General shall submit a copy of each audit report to the Commission, the Governor, the Speaker and minority leader of the House of Representatives and the President and minority leader of the Senate.
    All audit reports shall be maintained in the Office of the Auditor General as a public record, subject to Section 3-11.
    If the post audit of a State agency discloses an apparent violation of a penal statute or an apparent instance of misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance, by any person, relating to the obligation, expenditure, receipt or use of public funds of the State, the Auditor General shall immediately make a written report to the Commission and the Governor stating that to be the case and setting forth the underlying facts that have led to that conclusion.
(Source: P.A. 82-368.)