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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2407        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2828


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Bradley H. Jones, Jr.


To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to agency credit cards.






Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason


Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2407        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2828

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2828) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others that the State Auditor be directed to conduct annual audits of credit cards issued on behalf of state agencies.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to agency credit cards.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              SECTION 1. Chapter 11 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 172 of the acts of 2011, is hereby amended by inserting after section 12 the following new section:-

              Section 12A. The state auditor shall conduct an annual audit of credit cards issued on behalf of any state agency. The audit shall include, but not be limited to, the number of credit cards issued by each agency, an accounting of credit cards issued to agency employees, be they actively employed or formerly employed by the agency, and the aggregate monetary amount of credit card transactions per agency.   

              The completed audit shall be filed with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives no later than December 31.

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