The Secretary, the Inspector General of the Department, and the Comptroller General of the United States, or any duly authorized representative, shall have access for the purpose of audit and examination to any books, documents, papers, and records of the recipient that relate to assistance received under this chapter.
42 U.S. Code § 3218. Records and audits
(a) Recordkeeping and disclosure requirementsEach recipient of assistance under this chapter shall keep such records as the Secretary shall require, including records that fully disclose—
(b) Access to books for examination and audit