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DOE O 224.3A, Audit Coordination, Resolution, and Follow-Up

Functional areas: Auditing

Establish policies, procedures, and responsibilities for the coordination of audit activities with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This order does not establish requirements relating to cooperation with the OIG; OIG access rights to Department of Energy (DOE) records, facilities, and personnel; or other OIG authorities. Department of Energy (DOE) O 221.2, Cooperation with the Office of Inspector General, current version, addresses Departmental requirements for cooperation with the OIG and OIG authorities. The OIG is the Office of Primary Interest for DOE O 221.2. Establish policies, procedures, and responsibilities for responding to draft and final OIG and GAO audit reports. Establish an audit follow-up program for OIG and GAO audits in accordance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements in OMB Circular A-50, Audit Follow Up, and other references cited in section 7 of this Order. Supersedes DOE O 224.3, dated 1-24-2005. Cancels DOE O 2340.1C, dated 6-8-92 and DOE O 221.3A, dated 4-19-08.

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Writer: Thomas Griffin
  • Finance
ID: DOE O 224.3A
Type: Order
OPI: CF - Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Status: Current
Approved Date: Oct 22, 2020
Last Update: Oct 22, 2020
Invoking Directive: No
Audit Coordination, Resolution, and Follow-Up
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Exclusions. This Order excludes: (a) Audits of contracts or grants requested by contracting officers. (b) Audits of financial assistance awards performed in accordance with the Single Audit Act and the Uniform Financial Assistance Guidance (2 CFR 200) and DOE financial assistance regulations (2 CFR 910). (c) Audits of subcontracts performed by DOE management and operating contractors. (d) OIG reports requiring immediate delivery to the Secretary regarding “particularly serious or flagrant problems, abuses, or deficiencies relating to the administration of programs and operations” in accordance with the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978; as amended, 5 United States Code (U.S.C), Appendix 3, section 5(d). (e) OIG investigations. (f) OIG activities that do not result in published reports. (g) GAO contract bid protests. (h) GAO audits of DOE OIG activities. (i) Whistleblower disclosures protected by 5 U.S.C. 2302, or other applicable statutes.

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