Article - Economic Development
(a) (1) As soon as practical after the close of the fiscal year, an independent certified public accountant shall audit the financial books, records, and accounts of the Corporation.
(2) The audit shall include revenue and expense detail for each of the operating facilities of the Corporation.
(3) The Corporation shall select an accountant to conduct the audit who:
(i) is licensed to practice accountancy in the State;
(ii) is experienced and qualified in the accounting and auditing of public entities; and
(iii) does not have a direct or indirect personal interest in the fiscal affairs of the Corporation.
(4) (i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, on or before November 1 after each fiscal year, the accountant shall report the results of the audit, including the accountant’s unqualified opinion of the presentation of the financial position of the funds of the Corporation, individual financial detail for each of the operating facilities of the Corporation, and the results of the financial operations of the Corporation.
(ii) If the accountant cannot express an unqualified opinion, the accountant shall explain in detail the reasons for the qualifications, disclaimers, or opinions, including recommendations for changes that could make future unqualified opinions possible.
(b) The State may audit the books, records, and accounts of the Corporation.