Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Board of Accountancy
Board of Accountancy
Board of Accountancy Regulations [18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
New Regulation for Issuance, Renewal, and Reinstatement of Licenses
Action 5004
General Information
Action Summary On February 26, 2018, the Governor signed into law effective as of the date of signing legislation that changes the term of licensure from 12 months to a term defined by the Virginia Board of Accountancy. The proposed new regulation sets the expiration date for all licenses as June 30th, and provides for the transition of existing licenses to the new proposed expiration date, including proration of fees during the transition. The existing fee schedule is also being amended to reflect that renewal fees are altered during this transitional period.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: The third enactment clause of Chapter 45 (2018 Acts of Assembly) and the third enactment clause of Chapter 82 (2018 Acts of Assembly).
RIS Project Yes  [005411]
Associated Mandates Chapters 45 & 82 (2018 Acts of Assembly) Changes to Chapter 44 of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8220 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 03/09/2018 before submission to the Registrar.
8280 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/13/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Enforcement Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 402
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2006    FAX: (804)527-4207    TDD: ()-