§6-9-5. Reports to and by chief inspector.
The chief inspector shall require from every local taxing agency financial reports covering a full period of each fiscal year, in accordance with the forms and methods prescribed by him which shall be uniform for all accounts of the same class. Such reports shall contain an accurate statement in summarized form of all collections made by or receipts received by the officers from all sources, (of) all accounts due the public but not collected, and of all expenditures for every purpose, and by what authority authorized, and also: (a) A statement of all costs of ownership and operation and of all income of each and every public service industry owned and operated by a municipality; (b) a statement of the entire public debt of every taxing body to which power has been delegated by the state to create a public debt, showing the purpose for which each item of the debt was created, the provisions made for the payment of the debt, together with such other information as may be required by the chief inspector. Such reports shall be certified as to their correctness by the chief inspector or by his assistant appointed by for the purpose. Their substance shall be published in a biennial volume of comparative statistics that shall be issued for each class of accounts at the expense of the state as a public document, and shall be submitted by the chief inspector to the Governor for transmittal to the Legislature.