PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY
[Filed February 26, 2020, 1:23 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 4-30-100 What are the rules governing reciprocity for accountants from foreign countries, and 4-30-102 How do I apply for an initial Washington state license through foreign reciprocity?
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.04.055
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The board of accountancy proposes amending WAC 4-30-100 and 4-30-102 to: (1) Rename the rule; (2) add requirements from board policy into the rule; and (3) specify the requirements for foreign reciprocity licensure.
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 Kirsten Donovan, Rules Coordinator, Washington State Board of Accountancy, P.O. Box 9131, Olympia, WA 98507-9131, phone 360-664-9191, fax 360-664-9190, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email Kirsten.firstname.lastname@example.org, website https://acb.wa.gov/.
February 26, 2020
Charles E. Satterlund, CPA