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Section 1159.4. (Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 567, Sec. 21.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §1159.4.

(a)The Bureau of State Audits by January 1, 2010, shall complete a comprehensive performance audit of the Board of Pilot Commissioners, and by December 1, 2009, shall complete a comprehensive financial audit of the Board of Pilot Commissioners pursuant to Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 8543) of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(b)(1)The actual costs incurred by the Bureau of State Audits in conducting the audits required pursuant to this section shall be paid out of the operations surcharge collected pursuant to Section 1159.1.

(2)The Bureau of State Audits shall apprise the board of the estimated costs of each of the two audits prior to initiating each audit.

(3)Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 1159.1, the board shall make surcharge adjustments pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1159.1, as necessary, to comply with this section. The actual costs incurred in conducting audits required by this section shall be considered official services and shall include the staff services and incidental expenses of both the board and the bureau.

(4)The board shall reimburse the Bureau of State Audits for the actual costs incurred in conducting the audits required by this section. Reimbursement shall be made upon a demonstration by the bureau that any costs incurred in conducting the audits were not otherwise covered by an appropriation made by the Legislature for this purpose. If needed, these costs may be reimbursed through an interagency agreement between the board and the Bureau of State Audits.

(c)This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2011, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2011, deletes or extends that date.

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