Auditor of Public Accounts; audits of certain political subdivisions. (HB1789)

Introduced By

Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Auditor of Public Accounts; audits of certain political subdivisions. Extends from three months to five months after the end of a fiscal year the period within which certain authorities, commissions, districts, or other political subdivisions with an unelected governing body must have an annual financial transactions audit performed and filed with the Auditor of Public Accounts. The bill retains the three-month audit requirement for each authority, commission, district, or other political subdivision with an unelected governing body and which is required to be reported in the Commonwealth's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as determined by the State Comptroller and the Auditor of Public Accounts. Read the Bill »


02/19/2021: passed committee


01/01/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101335D
01/01/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/22/2021Referred from Rules
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
02/01/2021Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Committee substitute printed 21103285D-H1
02/02/2021Read first time
02/03/2021Read second time
02/03/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103285D-H1
02/03/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1789H1
02/04/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Reported from Rules (11-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1789ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 127 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0127)

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