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DEPARTMENT OF AUDITS ANDACCOUNTS
270 Washington St. S.W. Suite 1-156
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
GREG S. GRIFFIN
STATE AUDITOR
(404)656-2174

December 18, 2013

Members of the General Assembly
of the State of Georgia

Ladies and Gentlemen:

In accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated 50-6-27, we have provided information showing the name, title or functional area, salary and travel expense incurred by all personnel of every office, institution, board, department and commission in the executive department of the State government, of every State authority, of every university or college in the University System of Georgia, of other reporting entity organizations of the State of Georgia and every local board of education who complied with reporting the aforementioned information for the years ended June 30, 2009 through June 30, 2013.

In accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated 45-7-74, we have provided information in which the accumulated totals of payments of fees and expenses to members of professions are set forth, identifying: (1) The person or persons to whom such payments were made; (2) The professions of such person or persons; (3) The totals of such payments; and (4) The authority, State agency or other reporting entity organization of the State of Georgia which has retained such professional person or persons for the years ended June 30, 2009 through June 30, 2013.

In accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated 50-6-32, we have provided a list of the names of each person, firm or corporation that has received payments from each department, commission, authority and agency of State government; the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; any regional educational service agency; the General Assembly, including all legislative offices and agencies; offices of the Judicial Branch; and local boards of education who complied with reporting the aforementioned information for the years ended June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2013. For selected entities, this information is also available for the year ended June 30, 2009.

Also, in accordance with Official Code of Georgia Annotated 50-6-32, we have provided a list of all obligations entered into by the each department, commission, authority and agency of State government; the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; the General Assembly, including all legislative offices and agencies and offices of the Judicial Branch that are appropriated budget units of the State of Georgia who complied with reporting the aforementioned information for the years ended June 30, 2009 through June 30, 2013.

All of this information is the representation of the management of the entities providing us this data. We are only accumulating and reporting this information as required by the aforementioned code sections and, accordingly, do not express an opinion or any other form of assurance on it.

      Respectfully submitted,

    
    Greg S. Griffin
    State Auditor