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 State Committee for School District Audits (“SCSDA”)


The SCSDA is responsible for ensuring the accounts of each school district in the Commonwealth are audited not less than once every fiscal year.  The SCSDA also may, at any time, cause to be made a comprehensive and complete audit of any board of education.  The committee is comprised of the Governor, or a person designated by him, the Attorney General, the Auditor of Public Accounts, a person designated by the Legislative Research Commission to represent the Office of Education Accountability, and the commissioner of education. The Auditor of Public Accounts serves as the chair of the committee.
 
More information for school districts, including the current-year audit contract approved by the SCSDA is available from the Kentucky Department of Education at:
http://education.ky.gov/districts/finrept/pages/district-financial-audit-contracts.aspx
 
SCSDA Meeting Schedule for Fiscal Year 2021 (subject to change):
September 17, 2020
October 22, 2020
March 18, 2021
March 19, 2020
March 25, 2021
June 17, 2021
 
Unless announced otherwise, all meetings will be held at 11:00 am Eastern at the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, 209 Saint Clair Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some or all of the SCSDA meetings may be changed to video teleconfence only.
 
Statutory Authority for SCSDA:
KRS 156.255 – Definitions  for KRS 156.255 to 156.295.
https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=3157
KRS 156.265 – State Committee for School District Audits.
https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=3159
KRS 156.275 – Accountant -- Selection -- Reports. 
https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=3161
KRS 156.285 – Access to records -- Witnesses -- Subpoena.
https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=3163
KRS 156.295 – Offenses -- Penalties. 
https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=3165
 
For more information contact:
Farrah Petter
Assistant Auditor of Public Accounts
209 Saint Clair Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 209-2864
Farrah.Petter@ky.gov