WSR 98-01-234

PROPOSED RULES

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

[Filed December 24, 1997, 12:00 p.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 96-03-114.

Title of Rule: Repeal of WAC 4-25-625 and 4-25-627.

Purpose: Repeal sections of chapter 4-25 WAC that are being consolidated and recodified (WAC 4-25-626 Compensation).

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.04.055.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 18.04.055(2).

Summary: Repeal sections of chapter 4-25 WAC that are being consolidated and recodified (WAC 4-25-626 Compensation).

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Sections of chapter 4-25 WAC are being repealed (rather than amended) and recodified to provide a history of the rules of professional conduct regarding compensation.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Dana M. McInturff, CPA, 210 East Union, Suite A, Olympia, (360) 664-9194.

Name of Proponent: Board of Accountancy, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: WAC 4-25-625 and 4-25-627 repealed are recodified to new section (WAC 4-25-626).

Proposal does not change existing rules.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed rule will not have more than minor economic impact on business.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The Board of Accountancy is not one of the agencies required to submit to the requirements of RCW 34.05.328.

Hearing Location: Bank of California Building, 900 4th Avenue, 24th Floor, Attorney General Training Center, Seattle, WA, on Thursday, January 29, 1998, at 9:30 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Cheryl Sexton by January 26, 1998, TDD (800) 833-6384, or (360) 664-9194.

Submit Written Comments to: Dana M. McInturff, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98507-9131, FAX (360) 664-9190, by January 28, 1998.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 29, 1998.

December 23, 1997

Dana M. McInturff, CPA

Executive Director

REPEALER

The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:

4-25-625 Commissions and referral fees

4-25-627 Contingent fees

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