41-1279.01. Auditor general; qualifications; term; compensation
A. There shall be an auditor general who shall be appointed by the committee and approved by a concurrent resolution of the legislature. The auditor general must be a certified public accountant licensed to practice in this state and is subject to the standards and ethics of the accounting profession as regulated by the Arizona state board of accountancy.
B. The term of office for the person serving as auditor general is five years beginning on the date of the person's appointment. A person serving as auditor general is eligible for reappointment.
C. A person serving as auditor general may be removed from office at any time by a concurrent resolution of the legislature receiving the concurrence of a majority of the members of each house.
D. The auditor general shall serve full time and is eligible to receive an annual salary as determined pursuant to section 38-611.