OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 202
Under the authority of art. III, secs. 1 and 24, of the Alaska
Constitution and AS 44.17.060, 44.17.070, AS 44.19.010, and 44.19.144
and in the
interests of efficient administration, I, Frank H. Murkowski,
Governor of the State of Alaska, order all principal departments
of the executive
branch to perform internal performance audits.
The performance audits are to be coordinated by the Office of
Management and Budget, Office of the Governor (OMB) and are to
according to the schedule and format determined by the OMB. The
scope of these audits shall include
1. a review of department compliance with established objectives
and goals and whether department operations and programs are being
carried out as planned;
2. a review of the economy and efficiency with which a department's
resources are employed;
3. an evaluation of the accuracy, timeliness, and effectiveness
of department accounting systems, reporting systems, and procedures;
4. a review of the reliability and integrity of department financial
and operating information;
5. a review of department compliance with existing statutes,
regulations, policies, and procedures; and
6. recommendations for consolidation and reorganization of departments,
divisions, and duties and any other recommendation to promote
sound and efficient administration.
The OMB, together with principal departments of the executive
branch, and in compliance with state personnel laws, may determine
to reward executive branch employees for suggestions and recommendations
that lead to significant improvements in the efficient
administration of state government.
Working papers generated during the performance of these internal
performance audits are confidential to the extent allowed by law
related final report is released as provided under state law.
Working papers containing material that is designated by law as
classified as confidential.
This Order takes effect immediately.
Dated this 2nd day of December, 2002.
/s/Frank H. Murkowski