WSR 98-24-055



[Filed November 25, 1998, 3:05 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-25-760 Reinstating certificates and licenses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.055(11), 18.04.335.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Part of the agency's fiscal year 1999 rule review, reviewing the rule for effectiveness, clarity, cost, fairness, and need. The agency is analyzing all of its license renewal and continuing competency rules. The current rule allows for reinstatement after a minimum of one year has elapsed unless the board sets some other period by order. The one-year minimum needs to be reviewed for fairness.

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) 664-9194, fax (360) 664-9190, e-mail

November 12, 1998

Dana M. McInturff, CPA

Executive Director