2007 ORS 673.410¹
Oregon Board of Accountancy
  • confirmation
  • qualifications
  • enforcement authority

(1) There is created an Oregon Board of Accountancy consisting of seven members.

(2) Members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor for terms of three years, subject to confirmation by the Senate pursuant to section 4, Article III of the Oregon Constitution.

(3) The board members shall be as follows:

(a) Four must have a current permit as a certified public accountant under the laws of this state in effect for at least five years, and be actively engaged in public accountancy practice.

(b) One must have a current permit as a certified public accountant under the laws of this state in effect for at least five years, and be employed in private industry, education or government or be actively engaged in public accountancy practice.

(c) One shall be a member of the general public.

(d) One must have a current license as a public accountant under the laws of this state in effect for at least five years and be actively engaged in public accountancy practice.

(4) No person shall be eligible for reappointment after the person’s third consecutive term until a period at least equal to the appointed term has elapsed.

(5) The authority of the board to enforce the provisions of ORS 673.010 (Definitions for ORS 673.010 to 673.457) to 673.457 (Review by alternative peer review program) includes the authority to regulate the practice of public accountancy by persons or business organizations holding certificates, licenses, permits or registrations issued under ORS 673.010 (Definitions for ORS 673.010 to 673.457) to 673.457 (Review by alternative peer review program). [Amended by 1963 c.580 §35; 1971 c.753 §30; 1981 c.89 §12; 1985 c.460 §1; 1987 c.414 §66; 1991 c.372 §2; 1997 c.3 §1; 1999 c.322 §26]

Chapter 673

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 673—Accountants; Tax Consultants and Preparers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­673.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 673, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­673ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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