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Audit of the Help America Vote Act Grants Awarded to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
G22PA0014-22-07
Report Type
Audit
Subject
Grant
Special Project
Pandemic
Description

EAC OIG, through the independent public accounting firm of McBride, Lock & Associates, LLC, audited funds received by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under the Help America Vote Act, including state matching funds and interest earned, totaling $53.4 million. This included Election Security, reissued Section 251, and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act grants.

Location(s)
PA, United States
Questioned Costs
$95,224
Funds for Better Use
$0

Status of Recommendations

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office transfer into the election fund $80,026 for the unsupported payroll costs cited above.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office implement procedures and training which ensure that payroll costs are supported with records that accurately reflect the work performed and are incorporated into the official records before being allocated to...

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to transfer into the election fund $15,198 for the questioned costs cited above.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to develop and implement policies and procedures and provide training to ensure that subaward reimbursements charged to HAVA are for costs that are allowable, allocable and reasonable to HAVA.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to implement procedures or training to ensure that all subrecipients are properly monitored in
accordance with federal statutes and the terms and conditions of the subaward.

Closed

We recommend that the EAC require the Office to ensure all property purchased by subrecipients with federal funds is placed on a compliant
property record.