143B-216.57. Powers of the Office of Program Evaluation Reporting and Accountability.

The Office of Program Evaluation Reporting and Accountability is authorized, primarily for the purpose of assessing accurate return on investment, to do all of the following:

(1) Have unfettered access to any data or record maintained by the Department and to assure its confidentiality when required by State or federal law.

(2) Interview any Department employee or independent contractor without others present.

(3) Conduct announced or unannounced inspections of departmental-owned or departmental-leased facilities. (2015-241, s. 12A.3(a).)