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Part B - Public Charter Schools. Subpart 2 - Credit Enhancement Initiatives To Assist Charter School Facility Acquisition, Construction, And Renovation. Audits and reports.   

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(a) Financial record maintenance and audit

The financial records of each eligible entity receiving a grant under this subpart shall be maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and shall be subject to an annual audit by an independent public accountant.

(b) Reports

(1) Grantee annual reports

Each eligible entity receiving a grant under this subpart annually shall submit to the Secretary a report of its operations and activities under this subpart.

(2) Contents

Each annual report submitted under paragraph (1) shall include -

(A) a copy of the most recent financial statements, and any accompanying opinion on such statements, prepared by the independent public accountant reviewing the financial records of the eligible entity;

(B) a copy of any report made on an audit of the financial records of the eligible entity that was conducted under subsection (a) of this section during the reporting period;

(C) an evaluation by the eligible entity of the effectiveness of its use of the Federal funds provided under this subpart in leveraging private funds;

(D) a listing and description of the charter schools served during the reporting period;

(E) a description of the activities carried out by the eligible entity to assist charter schools in meeting the objectives set forth in section 7223c of this title; and

(F) a description of the characteristics of lenders and other financial institutions participating in the activities undertaken by the eligible entity under this subpart during the reporting period.

(3) Secretarial report

The Secretary shall review the reports submitted under paragraph (1) and shall provide a comprehensive annual report to Congress on the activities conducted under this subpart.

(Pub. L. 89-10, title V, Sec. 5227, as added Pub. L. 107-110, title V, Sec. 501, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1802.)