The Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts is one of nine permanent all-party committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The Committee reviews and reports to the Legislative Assembly on the audit reports of the Auditor General of British Columbia, providing a public forum for the scrutiny of the economy, effectiveness and efficiency of government organizations. The Committee also reviews the follow-up action plans by audited government organizations implementing report recommendations.
Parliamentary committees are activated on a sessional basis and must receive a terms of reference from the Legislative Assembly to begin their work in each new session. On February 14, 2017, the 5th Session of the 40th Parliament of the Legislative Assembly prorogued and the 6th Session opened. Previous work of the Committee is accessible through the link on this page.