The following policy establishes requirements over financial processes within the Consumer &
Commercial Law Section that ensure appropriate controls are in place for the maintenance and
disbursement of section funds in accordance with Board Policy Manual Section 5.01.06. This Section
Internal Control Policy was adopted by the Consumer & Commercial Law Section Council on April 17,
2020 and is effective on May 1, 2020.
- The State Bar Accounting Department is the bookkeeper for the Consumer & Commercial Law
- The bookkeeper will perform the following duties:
a) Issue checks.
b) Pay invoices within two weeks of receiving the invoice.
c) Obtain approval on all payments as established in these policies.
d) Deposit revenue within three business days of receipt.