Audit calls on DOS to improve oversight of commercial weighing and measuring devices in smaller towns across the Commonwealth. The audit examined the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.
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Audit Audit of the Division of Standards
|Organization:||Office of the State Auditor|
|Date published:||January 31, 2019|
In accordance with Section 12 of Chapter 11 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Office of the State Auditor has conducted a performance audit of the Division of Standards (DOS) for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.
In this performance audit, we examined DOS’s administration of its program for inspection of weighing and measuring devices for towns with 5,000 or fewer inhabitants. Below is a summary of our findings and recommendations, with links to each page listed.
DOS does not inspect every weighing and measuring device annually in towns with 5,000 or fewer inhabitants.
There were deficiencies in DOS’s internal control plan (ICP).
A PDF copy of the audit of the Division of Standards is available here.
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