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The Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts is one of 10 permanent 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.

Terms of Reference

On December 9, 2020, the Legislative Assembly agreed that 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 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

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Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210331-PublicAccounts-0900Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_OAG-Report_Asset-Management.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>IT Asset Management in B.C. Government </em>(November 2020)</a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_OAG-Audit%20at%20a%20Glance_Asset-Management.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General, Audit at a Glance<em>, IT Asset Management in B.C. Government</em></a><em> </em></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_MoCS-Presentation_Asset-Management.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Citizens Services' presentation,<em> IT Asset Management in B.C. Government</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_MoCS-Action-Plan_Asset-Management.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Citizens Services' action plan,<em> IT Asset Management in B.C. Government</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_OAG-Report_International-Education-K-12.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Oversight of International Education Programs in Offshore and Group 4 Schools </em>(November 2020) </a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_OAG-Audit%20at%20a%20Glance_International-Education-K-12.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General, Audit at a Glance,<em> Oversight of International Education Programs in Offshore and Group 4 Schools</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_MoEd-Presentation__International-Education-K-12.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Education presentation<em>, Oversight of International Education Programs in Offshore and Group 4 Schools</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-31_MoEd-Action_Plan_International-Education-K-12.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Education action plan,<em> Oversight of International Education Programs in Offshore and Group 4 School​</em></a></p>3/31/2021 4:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210308-PublicAccounts-0800Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-08_OAG_Report_COVID-19.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report<em>, Summary of COVID-19 Pandemic Funding Allocations and Other Financial Relief Measures</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-08_OAG_At_a_Glance_COVID-19.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General<em>, Report at a Glance, Summary of COVID-19 Pandemic Funding Allocations and Other Financial Relief Measures</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-03-08_MoF_Presentation.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Finance presentation<em>, Summary of COVID-19 Pandemic Funding Allocations and Other Financial Relief Measures</em></a></p>3/8/2021 4:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210208-PublicAccounts-0900Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-02-08_OAGBC%20Financial%20Statement%20Audit%20Coverage%20Plan%202022-2023-2024%20Final.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan – For financial statement fiscal years ending in 2022, 2023 and 2024</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-02-08_OAG_PAC_Presentation.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General presentation,<em> Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan – For financial statement fiscal years ending in 2022, 2023 and 2024</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/1st-session/pac/2021-02-08_OAGBC_FSACP_One_Pager%20Final.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General<em> Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan At A Glance</em></a></p>2/8/2021 5:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts

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