BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE
As proposed, S.B. 1854 adds a school district to the list of entities whose audit working papers are excepted from disclosure requirements under the Public Information Act, and redefines "audit."
SECTION 1. Amends Section 552.116(a), Government Code, as follows:
(a) Provides that an audit working paper of certain auditors, including an auditor of a school district, is excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021 (Availability of Public Information).
SECTION 2. Amends Section 552.116(b)(1), Government Code, to redefine "audit."
SECTION 3. Makes application of this Act retroactive.
SECTION 4. Effective date: upon passage or September 1, 2007.
Upon passage, or, if the Act does not receive the necessary vote, the Act takes effect September 1, 2007.