News

2018-07-12
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Hearing

 

 

The Office of the State Auditor is in the process of amending 2.2.2.9 NMAC et seq. (“Audit Rule”).  The Audit Rule establishes policies, procedures, rules and requirements for contracting and conducting financial audits, special audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and forensic audits of governmental agencies of the state of New Mexico, and is governed by the Sections 12-6-1 to 12-6-14, NMSA 1978 (“Audit Act”).  The amendments to the Audit Rule are proposed pursuant to the Audit Act, Subsection A of Section 12-6-3 NMSA 1978.

 

Proposed amendments to the rule address the following:  a change to the due dates in the Audit Rule to remove any ambiguity regarding the requirement for state agencies to submit certain pages of their financial statements to the Department of Finance and Administration for inclusion in a timely statewide Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

 

Copies of the proposed amendments to the rule are available at the Office of the State Auditor, 2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507 and on the Office of the State Auditor website, http://www.osanm.org.  The Agency will consider adopting the proposed new rule at a public hearing on July 12, 2018, which will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Office of the State Auditor, 2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507.  Public comment is allowed at the public hearing on July 12, 2018.  Please mail or deliver written comments on the proposed new rule to:  C. Jack Emmons, Deputy State Auditor, at the Office of the State Auditor, 2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507, or by email between June 12, 2018, and July 12, 2018.

 

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the public hearing, please contact Mr. Emmons at least one week prior to the public hearing or as soon as possible.  Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact Mr. Emmons at 505-476-3800 or by email if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.