Accountants, public; issuance, renewal, and reinstatement of licenses. (SB428)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public accountants; issuance, renewal, and reinstatement of licenses. Changes from every 12 months to a time period set by the Board of Accountancy the renewal requirement for licenses granted to provide the license holder the privilege of using the CPA title. The bill provides that any such license issued between the effective date of the bill and June 30, 2018, shall expire on June 30, 2019. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill is identical to HB 752. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/18 18104727D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB428)
01/15/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Placed on Calendar
01/23/2018Read first time
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/15/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read second time
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB428ER)
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB428ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 82 (effective 3/2/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0082)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB752.