Withdrawal of Board Recognition
CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
DIVISION 1. Board of Accountancy Regulations
ARTICLE 6 - Peer Review
§ 48.5. Withdrawal of Board Recognition.
(a) The Board may rescind and withdraw its recognition of a peer review program if it is determined that the peer review program is not in compliance with the requirements of this Article, the provider failed to respond to an informational request by the Board or the Peer Review Oversight Committee, or the provider made any material misrepresentation of fact related to any information required to be submitted to the Board or the Peer Review Oversight Committee.
(b) The order of withdrawal of Board recognition shall be issued by the Board or its executive officer, without prior notice or hearing, and is effective immediately when mailed to the peer review program provider's address of record.
(c) The order of withdrawal of Board recognition shall contain the following:
(1) The reason for the withdrawal, including the specific statutes and regulations with which the program showed non-compliance.
(2) A statement that the peer review program provider has the right, within 30 days, to request an informal hearing to appeal the withdrawal of Board recognition.
(3) A statement that any informal hearing shall be scheduled before the Board or its designee, at which time a peer review program provider shall be afforded the opportunity to be heard.
(d) To maintain recognition, the burden of proof shall be placed on the peer review program provider to demonstrate both qualifications and fitness to perform peer reviews in California by producing proof at a hearing before the Board.
(e) If the peer review program provider fails to notify the Board's executive officer in writing and in a timely manner that it desires to contest the written withdrawal of Board recognition, the decision to withdraw approval shall become final.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 5010, 5076 and 5076.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 5076, Business and Professions Code.
All information provided by the California Board of Accountancy on this website is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons. While the CBA believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility, as does delay in the posting or updating of the information. Therefore, the CBA makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, currency, or correct sequencing of the information.
Neither the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), the CBA, nor any of the sources of the information shall be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use or results obtained from this information. Other specific cautionary notices may be included on other webpages maintained by the CBA and by DCA.
Please contact us by mail, e-mail, or telephone if you find any inaccuracies.