WSR 12-04-047

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY


[ Filed January 30, 2012, 8:42 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-30-058 Does the board authorize the use of any other titles or designations?

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.350(13), 18.04.055(9).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 4-30-058, to allow the use of the designation "CPA-retired" and designations or titles authorized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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 Richard C. Sweeney, Executive Director, Washington State Board of Accountancy, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98507-9131, fax (360) 664-9190, e-mail info@cpaboard.wa.gov.

January 27, 2012

Richard C. Sweeney, CPA

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office