Use of Transportation-Related Funding - 591-0105-23

Description of Agency

Public Act 166 of 2020 and Public Act 87 of 2021 (the annual appropriations acts for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for fiscal years 2021 and 2022, respectively) require State agencies that are appropriated funding from transportation funds for providing tax and fee collection and other services to contract with MDOT. The Legislature appropriated transportation-related funding of $48.9 million and $48.6 million for fiscal years 2021 and 2022, respectively, with interdepartmental grants to the following eight State agencies:

  • Department of Technology, Management, and Budget
  • Department of State
  • Michigan Department of State Police
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Department of Treasury
  • Department of Attorney General
  • Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
  • Office of the Auditor General


The Legislature also appropriated $39.6 million and $39.5 million for fiscal years 2021 and 2022, respectively, for IT services and projects.

Audit Objectives

1. To assess the appropriateness of selected State agencies’ charges to transportation funds.

2. To assess selected State agencies’ compliance with contractual and reporting requirements for transportation related funding.


Estimated Release Date: November 2023

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