Building Foundations for the Future

Legislative Fraud Notice

Act No. 693 from the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature took effect on August 1st.  Act No. 693 enacted La. R.S. 24:523.1, which provides, in part, that:


Every auditee shall post and keep posted in conspicuous places upon its premises a notice, prepared by the legislative auditor and located on his website, setting forth information concerning the reporting of the misappropriation, fraud, waste, or abuse of public funds.  

 

La. R.S. 24:523.1(B) requires that “Every auditee shall also post such notices on the website of the auditee.”

“Auditee” is defined by La. R.S. 24:513(A)(1)(a) and includes all public bodies and quasi-public agencies.

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