61H1-19.010: Criteria for Investigators and Consultants
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes the rule amendment in order to clarify the criteria for investigators and consultants.
SUMMARY: The criteria for investigators and consultants will be clarified.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS:
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 455.203(8) FS., Ch. 81-302, § 27, Laws of Florida.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 455.203(8) FS., Ch. 81-302, § 27, Laws of Florida.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Veloria Kelly, Division Director, Board of Accountancy, 240 N.W. 76th Dr., Suite A, Gainesville, Florida 32607
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
61H1-19.010 Criteria for Investigators and Consultants.
Except for investigation of non-technical matters, all investigators and consultants hired by the Department
of Business and Professional Regulation who undertake the investigation of certified public accountants Florida CPA’s shall be active Florida certified public accountants with a minimum of five (5) years of active licensure in the area of public accountancy. Non-technical matters are defined as those not encompassing the technical proficiency of a certified public accountant licensee in the practice of public accountancy.
Specific Authority 455.203(8) FS., Ch. 81-302, § 27, Laws of Florida. Law Implemented 455.203(8) FS., Ch. 81-302, § 27, Laws of Florida. History–New 11-2-81, Formerly 21A-19.10, 21A-19.010, Amended________.