WSR 01-07-035



[ Filed March 15, 2001, 1:30 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-23-052.

Title of Rule: WAC 4-25-521 Description of central and field organization of the board.

Purpose: To comply with the requirement of RCW 42.17.250 that each agency shall publish in the WAC descriptions of its central and field organization whereby the public may obtain public information.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.04.055.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.250.

Summary: Provides the public with detailed contact information for the board.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To comply with legislative directive by clarifying how the public may contact the board.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Dana M. McInturff, CPA, 711 South Capitol Way, #400, Olympia, (360) 586-0163.

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: The amendment provides the public with the necessary mailing address, telephone numbers, fax number, e-mail address, and website address needed to contact the board. The rule is presented in a clear rule-writing format to promote clarity and ensure effective communication.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The amendment: (1) Changes the title of the rule to "How can I contact the board?"; and (2) adds the board's mailing address, e-mail address, fax and telephone number, telebraille number, TT service number and website.

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: Capitol Court Building, 110 Capitol Way South, 11th and Capitol Way, Room 135, Olympia, WA, on April 27, 2001, at 9:30 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Cheryl Sexton by April 20, 2001, TDD (800) 833-6384, or (360) 664-9194.

Submit Written Comments to: Dana M. McInturff, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98504-9131, fax (360) 664-9190, by April 26, 2001.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 27, 2001.

March 8, 2001

Dana M. McInturff, CPA

Executive Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 94-02-068, filed 1/4/94, effective 2/4/94)

WAC 4-25-521   ((Description of central and field organization of the board.)) How can I contact the board?   ((The board of accountancy is the professional licensing and disciplinary agency for certified public accountants.)) The board's administrative office ((of the board and its)), executive director and staff are located in Olympia, Washington. You may utilize the following numbers or addresses to contact the board:

P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, Washington 98507-9131 (mailing address);

360/753-2586 (telephone);

360/664-9190 (fax);

800/833-6388 (TT service);

800/833-6385 (Telebraille services); (e-mail address); and (website address).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.04.055(1). 94-02-068, 4-25-521, filed 1/4/94, effective 2/4/94.]

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