PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY
[Filed February 5, 2020, 8:47 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-30-080 How do I apply for an initial individual CPA license?
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.055
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The board of accountancy proposes amending WAC 4-30-080 to: (1) Eliminate the initial licensing requirement to achieve and document a passing grade of ninety percent or better on a board-approved initial course covering the Washington State Public Accountancy Act, related board rules, and board policies; and (2) rename the rule section.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kirsten Donovan, Rules Coordinator, Washington State Board of Accountancy, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98507-9131, phone 360-664-9191, fax 360-664-9190, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email Kirsten.firstname.lastname@example.org, website https://acb.wa.gov/.
February 5, 2020
Charles E. Satterlund, CPA