WSR 01-22-037

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY


[ Filed October 30, 2001, 2:26 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-25-530 Fees.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.055, 18.04.065, and 18.04.105(3).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Remove references to "permits" and "permitholders"; set the fee for a certificateholder to convert to a licensee; consider a request from the CPA examination administration vendor (CPA examination services) to increase CPA examination fees.

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.

October 29, 2001

Dana M. McInturff, CPA

Executive Director

by Cheryl M. Sexton

Washington State Code Reviser's Office