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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 1. Accountants [5000 - 5158]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 1353. )

ARTICLE 1.5. Continuing Education [5026 - 5029]
  ( Article 1.5 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 716. )


The board may establish an advisory continuing education committee of nine members, six of whom shall be certified public accountants, two of whom shall be board members, one of whom is a public member of the board, and one of whom shall be a public accountant, to perform any of the following duties:

(a) To evaluate programs and advise the board as to whether they qualify under the regulations adopted by the board pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5027. Educational courses offered by professional accounting societies shall be accepted by the board as qualifying if the courses are approved by the committee as meeting the requirements of the board under the regulations.

(b) To consider applications for exceptions as permitted under Section 5028 and provide a recommendation to the board.

(c) To consider other advisory matters relating to the requirements of this article as the board may assign to the committee.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 758, Sec. 47. Effective January 1, 1998.)