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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What is the Legislative Audit Council? 
The LAC is a state agency created in 1975.  We are overseen by a board of five citizens appointed by the South Carolina General Assembly and four legislators.  

What does the Legislative Audit Council do? 
We review state agencies to identify potential savings and ways to improve operations. 

How do I request an audit? 
Contact your state legislator.  Requests for an audit must be in writing from at least five members of the South Carolina General Assembly.  

Who can the Legislative Audit Council audit? 
State law allows us to audit state agencies and their programs.  State law does not allow us to audit counties, cities, or school districts. 

How do I obtain a copy of an audit report? 
Our reports are available online and in hard copy free of charge. 

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