SB 1057: county school superintendent; report; approval

PRIME SPONSOR: Senator Burges, LD 22

BILL STATUS: Chaptered


ADE – Arizona Department of Education
SBE – State Board of Education
SPI – Superintendent of Public Instruction
Amendments – BOLD and Stricken (Committee)


☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteRelating to annual financial reports.


1.       Removes the requirement that county school superintendents approve school district annual financial reports. (Sec. 1)

2.       Removes the exemption from sending annual financial reports to the county school superintendent for school districts that SBE has assumed accounting responsibility for. (Sec. 1)

3.       Makes a technical change. (Sec. 1)

Current Law

School district governing boards are required to publish annual financial reports that contain budgeted and actual expenditures for the preceding FY by November 15.  Annual financial reports must be submitted electronically to the SPI and distributed to the county school superintendent by October 15, except that school districts who have had SBE assume accounting responsibility are not required to send a copy to the county school superintendent.  School superintendents approve annual financial reports in an electronic procedure prescribe by ADE.  Annual financial reports are published in a newspaper of general circulation, by electronic submission to ADE for posting on the website or in the official county newspaper or instead may be mailed to each household in the school district (A.R.S. § 15-904). 




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Fifty-third Legislature                  SB 1057

Second Regular Session                               Version 4: Chaptered


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