§ 136‑12.  Reports to General Assembly; Transportation Improvement Program submitted to members and staff of General Assembly.

(a) The Department of Transportation shall report to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee by March 1 of each year on how the previous fiscal year's funds for maintenance and construction were allocated and expended. The report shall include expenditures of both State and federal funds and shall be in sufficient detail that the county can be identified. A full account of each road project shall be kept by and under the direction of the Department of Transportation or its representatives, to ascertain at any time the expenditures and the liabilities against all projects; also records of contracts and force account work. The account records, together with all supporting documents, shall be open at all times to the inspection of the Governor or road authorities of any county, or their authorized representatives, and copies thereof shall be furnished such officials upon request.

(a1) Repealed by Session Laws 2011‑145, s. 28.35(a), effective July 1, 2011.

(b) At least 30 days before it approves a Transportation Improvement Program in accordance with G.S. 143B‑350(f)(4) or approves interim changes to a Transportation Improvement Program, the Department shall submit the proposed Transportation Improvement Program or proposed interim changes to a Transportation Improvement Program to the following members and staff of the General Assembly:

(1) The Speaker and the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives;

(2) The Lieutenant Governor and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

(3) The Chairs of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees;

(4) Each member of the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee; and

(5) The Fiscal Research Division of the Legislative Services Commission. (1921, c. 2, s. 23; C.S., s. 3846(l); 1933, c. 172, s. 17; 1957, c. 65, s. 11; 1973, c. 507, s. 5; 1977, c. 464, s. 7.1; 1989, c. 692, s. 1.3; c. 770, s. 74.16; 1993, c. 321, s. 169.2(d); 1996, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 18, s. 19.4(c); 2006‑203, s. 74; 2011‑145, s. 28.35(a); 2018‑74, s. 6.)