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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 4OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
CHAPTER 81ELECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER AVOTER REGISTRATION
RULE §81.21Records Maintenance and Payment Reviews

(a) All supporting documentation must be maintained at the county level and made available to the Agency upon request for three (3) state fiscal years after the fiscal year in which the funding lapses.

(b) Supporting documentation that must be maintained by the county includes but is not limited to the following documents:

  (1) Invoices from the vendor and a copy of the county paid voucher, ledger or bank statement substantiating the payment. The signed timesheet required by §81.22 of this title (relating to Use of Chapter 19 Funds for Temporary Employees) will be considered a "vendor's invoice" for purposes of this rule.

  (2) All procurement documentation including the solicitation, bids, scoring documents, selection criteria, sole source or best value justification, if applicable, and any other relevant records.

  (3) Any documents relating to Chapter 19 requests.

(c) The Agency will develop and notify the counties of the review schedule for Chapter 19 payments.

  (1) The schedule will identify the periods of review, e.g., quarterly, semiannually, or annually.

  (2) A risk assessment may be developed by the Agency to determine a sampling of counties subject to review.

  (3) Corrections resulting from reviews will be assessed against subsequent Chapter 19 reimbursement(s).


Source Note: The provisions of this §81.21 adopted to be effective October 1, 1995, 20 TexReg 7277; amended to be effective January 3, 2007, 31 TexReg 10755; amended to be effective December 30, 2010, 35 TexReg 11569

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