Current as of: 2010
(a) The following persons are subject to an audit of books, accounts, or records:
(1) before the expiration of the period of retention under subsection (c) of this section, a person who submits cost and price information under § 13-220 of this article, if the books, accounts, or records being audited are reasonably connected with the cost and price information;
(2) a contractor or subcontractor under a procurement contract if, from an audit of a cost-type contract, the unit has reason to believe that costs have been inappropriately assigned to the cost-type contract from a fixed-price contract; and
(3) a contractor or subcontractor under a procurement contract that:
(i) was awarded by a method other than competitive sealed bids; and
(ii) is not a firm fixed-price procurement contract.
(b) An audit under this section may be conducted by:
(1) the Department of Legislative Services;
(2) a unit engaged in procurement; or
(3) as authorized by law, any other unit.
(c) A person subject to an audit under subsection (a) of this section shall keep books, accounts, and records for:
(1) at least 3 years after the day on which the person receives final payment under a procurement contract or a subcontract; or
(2) if longer, the period required under the procurement contract.Prev
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