Authors: Representative Gail Riecken
Specifies that the state board of accounts shall hold an exit conference that includes the officer or chief executive officer of the state office, municipality, or entity examined, any employees or agents of the state office, municipality, or entity examined who are requested to attend by the officer or chief executive officer, and the members of the legislative and fiscal bodies of the municipality or entity examined. Provides that all information discussed and materials presented or delivered by any person during an exit conference are confidential and may not be discussed or shared publicly until the examination report is filed by the state board of accounts. Allows the information to be shared with certain individuals. Prohibits an individual from electronically recording an exit conference. Specifies that an exit conference is not a meeting for purposes of the open door law. Requires the state board of accounts to hold an additional exit conference upon request by two-thirds of the legislative body of the municipality or entity examined. Provides that an audit report may not be issued earlier than 45 days after the initial exit conference is held. Provides that a person who violates these provisions commits a Class B infraction and (in the case of a public officer) forfeits the individual's office.