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STATE AUDITOR

Access to data

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.715

Public funds, investigations about, Minn. Statutes 2015 609.465

Tax return data, job opportunity building zone, Minn. Statutes 2015 270B.15

Unemployment insurance, job opportunity building zone audit, Minn. Statutes 2015 268.19

Accounting and budgeting systems

Education Department, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2015 127A.17

Local governments, auditor's duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.47

Appropriations to

Availability, appropriation for either year of biennium, Minn. Statutes 2015 16A.284

City and town accounting systems (CTAS), Minn. Statutes 2015 6.475

Reports, claims and controversies with United States, Minn. Statutes 2015 9.041

State auditor enterprise fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

Tax increment financing, reporting and enforcement costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.177

Audits and examinations

Area redevelopment agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.123

Assistance to public accountant, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.68

Charter schools, Minn. Statutes 2015 124E.16

Cities, see Municipal audits and examinations under this topic

Contractors

Local governments, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.551

Private accounting and technical services entities, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581 to 2015 6.60

Counties, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.48, 2015 6.481, 2015 6.54, 2015 6.55

County hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.552

County nursing homes, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.552

Data, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.715, 2015 13.392

Economic development authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.100

Grantees, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.551

Housing and redevelopment authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.013

Human services boards, Minn. Statutes 2015 402.065

Lake Superior Center Authority, Minn. Statutes 2015 85B.05

Local firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 69.021

Local government best practices reviews, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.78

Local police relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 69.021

Municipal audits, see Municipal audits and examinations under this topic

Petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.54

Political subdivision, definition, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.465

Public accounts, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.64 to 2015 6.71

Public drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 103E.661

Regional development commissions, Minn. Statutes 2015 462.396

Regional railroad authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 398A.03

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.54, 2015 123B.14, 2015 123B.77

Scope, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.71

Senate and house of representatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.196

Soil and water conservation districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103C.325

Solid waste management districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 115A.72

State auditor enterprise fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

State contracts, Minn. Statutes 2015 16C.05

State High School League, Minn. Statutes 2015 128C.12, 2015 128C.20

Statutory cities, see Municipal audits and examinations under this topic

Tax increment financing, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.1771

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2015 354A.021

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.72

Watershed districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 103D.355

Bonds (public debt)

Bonds purchased by Investment Board, certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 475.73

General obligation bonds, Rural Finance Authority, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 41B.19

State bonds, destruction, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 475.553

Trunk highway bonds, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 167.52

Campaigns, see Election of under this topic

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.06

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.01

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.11

Major or minor political party candidates, Minn. Statutes 2015 200.02

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.08

Cemetery associations, reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 306.761

Certificates and certification, local performance measurement, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.91

Chief administrative deputy

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.07

Defined as public official, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.01

Economic interest disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.09

Representation disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.08

Cities

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.49 to 2015 6.51

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2015 413.02

Delegating bookkeeping duties, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 412.151

Failing to submit financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.699

Local performance measurement reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.91

City and town accounting systems (CTAS) software, fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.475

Claims and controversies with United States, Minn. Statutes 2015 9.041

Compensation and salaries

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 5 s 4

Expense allowance, Minn. Statutes 2015 15A.081

Salary recommendations, Compensation Council, Minn. Statutes 2015 15A.082

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.07

Contracts and agreements

Private accounting and technical services entities, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

Public accountants, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

Correspondence, attorney general, record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2015 8.02

Counties

Audits generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.48, 2015 6.481

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2015 375.169, 2015 375.17

Local performance measurement reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.91

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 276.10, 2015 471.70

County treasurers, failure to settle accounts, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 385.21

Data

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.715

Collection, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.74

Debt service deficiency loans, certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 475A.03, 2015 475A.04

Definitions

Campaign finance and public disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2015 209.01

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Statutes 2015 211C.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2015 355.01

Deputies, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.02

Duties generally, Minn. Const. art 5 s 4, 2015 6.01, 2015 6.481, 2015 10.01

Economic development authorities, audit reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.100

Economic interest disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.09

Election contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Election of

Campaigns

Contribution or expenditure limit violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.28

Contributions, limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.27, 2015 10A.273

Expenditures, limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.25, 2015 10A.255

Public subsidies, see under STATE ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN FUND

State elections campaign account allocations, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.31, 2015 10A.323

Candidates for office, see same under this topic

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 204D.02

State elections campaign account, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.31

Employees

Compensation and salaries, employees not covered by collective bargaining agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 43A.18

Confidential secretary, unclassified service, Minn. Statutes 2015 43A.08

Deputies, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.02

Nonclerical positions, personnel plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.582

Private secretary, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.02

Retirement

Classified employees, see MINNESOTA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSRS)

Unclassified employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 352D.02

State auditor's audit guide task force, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.65

Unclassified employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 43A.08

Executive officer

Designation, Minn. Const. art 5 s 1

Recall, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2015 211C.01 to 2015 211C.09

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.697 to 2015 471.6985

Housing and redevelopment authorities, audits, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.013

Human Services Department, county social welfare funds reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.48, 2015 6.481

Impeachment, Minn. Const. art 8 s 2

Investigations

Audits defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.715

Local governments, accounting and budgeting systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.47

Invoices, municipal audits and examinations, costs, interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.56

Judgments, execution of assignments and satisfactions, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.01

Land Exchange Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 94.341

Land exchanges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 94.342

Local firefighter relief associations, duties, see LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Local governments, duties

Accounting and budgeting systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.47

Best practices reviews, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.78

Depositories, Minn. Statutes 2015 118A.04

Lobbyists expenditures, reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.76

Outstanding obligations, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.70

Services delivery, waiver or exemption from laws or rules, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.80

Local police relief associations, duties, see LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Local relief associations, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 69.051

Member of executive department, Minn. Const. art 5 s 1

Memberships

Housing Finance Agency, Minn. Statutes 2015 462A.04

Local Results and Innovation Council, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.90

Municipal audits and examinations

Accounting, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.61

Application, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.63

Assistance to public accountants, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.68

Certification of amounts due, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.60

Certified public accountants may perform, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.66

Cities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.49, 2015 6.50

Companies, duty to aid state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.52

Corporations created by municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2015 465.719

Costs of examination

Billing, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.49, 2015 6.56

Cities or school districts to bear, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.54

Claims for cost, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.68

Collections, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.57

Tax levies, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.57, 2015 6.62

Counties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.48, 2015 6.481, 2015 6.54, 2015 6.55

Evidence of wrongdoing, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.481, 2015 6.67

Federal funds received by state, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.515

Firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

First class cities, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.697

Governmental accounting information, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.68

Hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.552

Option D annual audits, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.36

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.60

Petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.54

Police relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

Postaudits, tax levy for costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.62

Procedures prescribed, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.65

Refusal to assist, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.53

Resolution for examination, initiation of audit, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.55

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.51

Scope, prescribed, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.65

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2015 412.02, 2015 412.591

Subpoena powers, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.52

Tax levy for costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.57

Town audits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.51, 2015 367.36

Municipal fire departments, financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 69.051

Notices of election, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.34

Oath of office, Minn. Const. art 5 s 6

Office, Minn. Statutes 2015 10.01

Payments to, school district audits, costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 123B.14

Personal property tax revenues, abstracts, Minn. Statutes 2015 276.09

Political campaigns, see Election of under this topic

Political subdivision audits, see Municipal audits and examinations under this topic

Postaudits, tax levy for costs, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.62

Private secretary, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.02

Property tax payment abstracts, Minn. Statutes 2015 276.09

Property taxes

General obligation bonds, Rural Finance Authority, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 41B.19

State rate, certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 275.02

Trunk highway bonds, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 167.52

Public data, Minn. Statutes 2015 356.219

Public official, state auditor defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.01

Public retirement plans, investment disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 356.219

Recall, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2015 211C.01 to 2015 211C.09

Records and record keeping, correspondence with attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2015 8.02

Refusal to assist, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.53

Regional emergency medical services boards, audit reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 144E.50

Reports given

Access to, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.70

Annual report, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.75

Cities, audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.49 to 2015 6.51

Cities failing to submit financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.699

Claims and controversies with United States, Minn. Statutes 2015 9.041

Counties, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.48, 2015 6.481

Distribution to legislature, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.755

Firefighter relief associations, audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

Housing and redevelopment authorities, audits, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.013

Local firefighter relief associations, financial compliance reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2015 69.051

Local police relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495, 2015 69.051

Postemployment benefits trustee, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.6175

Public retirement plans

Investment disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 356.219

Pension performance, Minn. Statutes 2015 356.219

Revenue commissioner, financial compliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

State auditor enterprise fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

Tax increment financing, audit findings of noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.1771

Traffic violations, administrative fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.999

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.72

Representation disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 10A.08

Representation

Executive Council, Minn. Statutes 2015 9.011

Investment Board, Minn. Statutes 2015 11A.03

Land exchange board, Minn. Statutes 2015 94.341

Public Employees Retirement Association, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2015 353.03

Records Disposition Panel, Minn. Statutes 2015 138.17

Rural Finance Authority, Minn. Statutes 2015 41B.025

Voluntary Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan advisory board, Minn. Statutes 2015 353G.03

Retirement

Constitutional officer, state auditor defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 3A.01

Joint and survivor annuity computation, Minn. Statutes 2015 356.461

Retirement plan alternatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 352D.02

Retirement rights in public employment plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.088

Revenue commissioner, financial compliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.495

Rural Finance Authority, lawsuits, service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2015 41B.21

School districts, accounts, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2015 127A.41

Seal, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.01

Sick leave, accrued, payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 15A.082

Social Security benefits, Minn. Statutes 2015 355.01, 2015 355.02

State auditor enterprise fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.581

State auditor-elect, succession, to office of governor-elect, Minn. Statutes 2015 4.06

State laws and statutes, free copies, Minn. Statutes 2015 3C.12

State mandates, objection or reform resolutions, publication, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.79

State officer, state auditor defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 211C.01

Statewide office, state auditor defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 209.01

Succession, to office of governor, Minn. Statutes 2015 4.06

Summary budget information and statements, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.745, 2015 471.6965, 2015 471.698

Tax examiners, compensation and salaries, reimbursement due, Minn. Statutes 2015 274.10

Tax increment financing districts

Annual reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.175

Audit findings of noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.1771

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.1771

Teachers retirement fund associations, articles of incorporation and bylaws updates, Minn. Statutes 2015 354A.021

Term, Minn. Const. art 5 s 4, 2015 204D.02

Terms of office, Minn. Const. art 5 s 4

Theft, embezzlement, or unlawful use of public funds, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.715, 2015 609.456

Towns, audits and examinations, see Municipal audits and examinations under this topic

Transfer of powers

From public examiner, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.46, 2015 6.61

To Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2015 84.027

Uniform financial accounting and reporting standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.175, 2015 477A.017

Vacancies in office, Minn. Const. art 5 s 3, 7

Vacation, accrued leave, payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 15A.082

Violations and penalties, recall, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2015 211C.01 to 2015 211C.09

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.72, 2015 424A.02, 2015 424A.093, 2015 424B.08, 2015 424B.20