TITLE 45
Towns and cities

CHAPTER 45-10
Audit of Accounts and Installation of Systems

SECTION 45-10-5


§ 45-10-5 Filing of audit report.

The accountants making the post audit required by § 45-10-4 shall submit a report on their examination of the financial statements to the city or town audited, and the town or city clerk of the city or town shall file duplicate copies of the post audit with the state director of revenue and the state auditor general not later than six (6) months after the close of the fiscal year. The copy of the report filed with the director of revenue shall be a public record. The auditor general may, in his or her discretion, grant extensions in the filing of the audit report only upon reasonable cause for the extension being demonstrated by the municipality. In those cases, the determination of the auditor general as to the existence of reasonable cause shall be deemed conclusive.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 347, § 1; P.L. 1955, ch. 3414, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 45-10-5; P.L. 1976, ch. 200, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 61, § 23; P.L. 2002, ch. 324, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 414, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 98, § 57; P.L. 2008, ch. 145, § 57.)