42 U.S. Code § 8627 - Withholding of funds
Pursuant to an investigation conducted under subsection (b) of this section, a State shall make appropriate books, documents, papers, and records available to the Secretary or the Comptroller General of the United States, or any of their duly authorized representatives, for examination, copying, or mechanical reproduction on or off the premises of the appropriate entity upon a reasonable request therefor.
In conducting any investigation under subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary may not request any information not readily available to such State or require that any information be compiled, collected, or transmitted in any new form not already available.
1990—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 101–501 substituted “in writing in no more than 60 days to matters raised in” for “in an expeditious and speedy manner to”.
1984—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 98–558 substituted “the Secretary” for “he” before “shall conduct”.