117.462 Implementation of recommendations.

(A) A state agency shall implement the recommendations of a performance audit conducted pursuant to section 117.46 of the Revised Code. If an agency does not commence implementation of such recommendations within three months after the end of the comment period for the audit, the agency shall do both of the following:

(1) File a report explaining why the agency has not commenced implementation of the recommendations with the governor, auditor of state, speaker and minority leader of the house of representatives, and president and minority leader of the senate;

(2) Provide testimony explaining why the agency has not commenced implementation of the recommendations to the house of representatives and senate committees dealing primarily with the programs and activities of the agency.

(B) Comments submitted to the agency under section 117.461 of the Revised Code shall be attached to the report required by division (A)(1) of this section.

(C) If an agency does not fully implement an audit recommendation within one year after the end of the comment period for the audit, the agency shall file a report with the governor, auditor, speaker and minority leader of the house of representatives, and president and minority leader of the senate justifying why the recommendation has not or will not be implemented.

Cite as R.C. § 117.462

History. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.11, SB 4, §1, eff. 4/5/2011.