WSR 01-06-002

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY


[ Filed February 22, 2001, 3:48 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-25-631 With which rules, regulations and professional standards must a CPA comply?

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.055 (2) and (6).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency's director of investigations and executive director have identified technical issues with this rule. The board will review the rule for effectiveness, clarity, cost, fairness, and need.

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 writing to Dana M. McInturff, Executive Director, Washington State Board of Accountancy, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98507-9131, (360) 586-0163, fax (360) 664-9190, e-mail danam@cpaboard.wa.gov.

February 5, 2001

Dana M. McInturff, CPA

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office