Improving the Effectiveness of Your Claims Auditing Process

Local Government Management Guide

Appendix B – Selected Legal References Pertaining to the Audit of Claims Function

  • School Districts – Education Law Sections 1604(35), 1709(20-a), 1719(2), 1720(2), 1724, 1804(1), 1903(1), 2523(2), 2524-2526, 2554(2-a), 2580
  • BOCES – Education Law Section 1950(4-k)
  • Villages – Village Law Sections 4-402(d), 4-408(d), and 5-524
  • Towns – Town Law Sections 20(3)(b), 29(7), 34(1), 1 8, 1 9, 125 and 215(1-b); Highway Law Section 284
  • Fire Districts – Town Law Section 176(4-a), 177
  • Counties – County Law Sections 369, 575, 577, and 600; Highway Law Sections 127 and 133(5); and Social Services Law Section 83
  • Cities – Second Class Cities Law Section 64 and individual city charters
  • Libraries – For public libraries – Education Law Section 259(1);
                       For special district libraries refer to the enabling legislation