(30 ILCS 10/2003)
(from Ch. 15, par. 2003)
Internal auditing program requirements.
(a) The chief executive officer of each designated State
agency shall ensure that the internal auditing program
(1) A two-year plan, identifying audits scheduled for
the pending fiscal year, approved by the chief executive officer before the beginning of the fiscal year. By September 30 of each year the chief internal auditor shall submit to the chief executive officer a written report detailing how the audit plan for that year was carried out, the significant findings, and the extent to which recommended changes were implemented.
(2) Audits of major systems of internal accounting
and administrative control conducted on a periodic basis so that all major systems are reviewed at least once every 2 years. The audits must include testing of:
(A) the obligation, expenditure, receipt, and use
of public funds of the State and of funds held in trust to determine whether those activities are in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; and
(B) grants received or made by the designated
State agency to determine that the grants are monitored, administered, and accounted for in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
(3) Reviews of the design of major new electronic
data processing systems and major modifications of those systems before their installation to ensure the systems provide for adequate audit trails and accountability.
(4) Special audits of operations, procedures,
programs, electronic data processing systems, and activities as directed by the chief executive officer or by the governing board, if applicable.
(b) Each chief internal auditor shall have, in addition to
all other powers or duties authorized by law, required by
professional ethics or standards, or assigned consistent with
this Act, the powers necessary to carry out the duties
required by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-936.)