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Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts

 

 

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Welcome

​The Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts is one of ten 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.

The Committee's report titled Summary of Activities 2019/20 was released on July 27, 2020.

Terms of Reference

​On February 18, 2020, the Legislative Assembly agreed that all reports of the Auditor General of British Columbia transmitted to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly be deemed referred to the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts. For greater certainty, the following exceptions are provided:

  1. The report referred to in section 22 of the Auditor General Act (S.B.C. 2003, c. 2) shall be referred to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services; and

  2. Reports of the Auditor General respecting the Legislative Assembly prepared under the statutory provisions of the Legislative Assembly Management Committee Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 258) shall be referred to the Legislative Assembly Management Committee.

That the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts be the Committee referred to in sections 6, 7, 10, 13 and 14 of the Auditor General Act (S.B.C. 2003, c. 2).

That, in addition to the powers previously conferred upon the Select Standing Committees of the House, the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts be empowered to:

  1. Appoint of its number one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee and to delegate to the subcommittees all or any of its powers except the power to report directly to the House;

  2. Sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;

  3. Adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and

  4. Retain personnel as required to assist the Committee;

and shall report to the House as soon as possible, or following any adjournment, or at the next following Session, as the case may be; to deposit the original of its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during a period of adjournment and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, the Chair shall present all reports to the Legislative Assembly.

Contact Information

Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

Members

Committee Reports

 

 

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Committee Documents

Media Releases

 

 

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Meeting Documents

 

 

Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20200330-PublicAccounts-1000Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/5th-session/pac/20200330_OAGReport_FSACP.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for financial statement fiscal years ending in 2021, 2022 and 2023 </em>(March 2020)</a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/5th-session/pac/20200330_OAGReport_PACP.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2020/21 – 2022/23 </em>(March 2020)</a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/5th-session/pac/20200330_OAGPresentation_FSACP-PACP.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General presentation, <em>Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for financial statement fiscal years ending in 2021, 2022 and 2023 and Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2020/21 – 2022/23​​</em></a></p>3/30/2020 5:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Follow Up Process

2020 Action Plans and Progress Assessments

Ministry of Health, Access to Adult Tertiary Mental Health and Substance Use Services (May 2016)

Ministry of Health, Access to Emergency Health Services (January 2019) (1 of 3)

Ministry of Health, Access to Emergency Health Services (January 2019) (2 of 3)

Ministry of Health, Access to Emergency Health Services (January 2019) (3 of 3)

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, An Audit of BC Housing's Non-Profit Asset Transfer Program (March 2017)

B.C. Public Service Agency, An Audit of BC Public Service Ethics Management (March 2017)

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, An Audit of Biodiversity: Assessing the Effectiveness of Key Tools (February 2013)

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, An Audit of Community Gaming Grants (December 2016)

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, An Audit of Compliance and Enforcement of the Mining Sector (May 2016)

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, An Audit of Mid-Size Capital Procurement in Post-Secondary Institutions (May 2016)

Ministry of Health, An Audit of Panorama Public Health IT System (August 2015)

BC Corrections, An Audit of the Adult Custody Division's Correctional Facilities and Programs (January 2015)

Ministry of Attorney General, An Audit of the Contract for the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (August 2017)

Ministry of Education, An Audit of the Education of Aboriginal Students in the BC Public School System (November 2015)

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, An Independent Audit of Commercial Vehicle Safety (December 2018)

Ministry of Education and School District No. 61, An Independent Audit of Executive Expenses at SD 61 (May 2018)

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, An Independent Audit of Grizzly Bear Management (October 2017)

Ministry of Citizens' Services, An Independent Audit of the Ministry of Citizens' Services Real Estates Asset Sales Management (July 2018)

Ministry of Health, An Independent Audit of the Recruitment and Retention of Rural and Remote Nurses in Northern B.C. (February 2018)

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, An Independent Audit of the Regional Transportation Management Centre's Cybersecurity Controls (October 2017)

BC Oil and Gas Commission, BC Oil and Gas Commission's Management of Non-Operating Oil and Gas Sites (March 2019)

BC Hydro, Detection and Response to Cybersecurity Threats on BC Hydro's Industrial Control Systems (March 2019)

Ministry of Finance, Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project Progress Audit (March 2013)

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Follow-up of Missing Women Commission of Inquiry (December 2016)

Ministry of Education, Improving Budgeting and Expenditure Management in the Public Education System (May 2016)

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Managing Climate Change Risks: An Independent Audit (February 2018)

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Managing Cumulative Effects of Natural Resource Development in BC (May 2015)

Ministry of Finance, Master Supplier File Maintenance (January 2019)

Ministry of Health, Oversight of Physician Services (February 2014)

PRIMECorp, PRIME-BC - A Security Audit (March 2017)

Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education, Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in K-12: An Independent Audit (May 2018)

BC Public Service Agency, The Short-Term Illness and Injury Plan (January 2019)

Ministry of Citizens' Services, Workstation Support Services Contract: An Audit of Due Diligence (November 2016)

Upcoming Meetings

 

 

Past Meetings