CHAPTER 110

STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY - CHANGING NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON BOARD AND PROVIDING FOR EXAMINATION FEES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 37 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY BY PROVIDING THAT THE STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY SHALL CONSIST OF FIVE MEMBERS AND BY PROVIDING FOR FEES TO BE PAID FOR EXAMINATIONS AND CERTIFICATE AND FOR RE-EXAMINATIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives' of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 1091. Sec. 1. of Chapter 37 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be amended by striking out all of said Section and inserting in lieu thereof a new 1091. Sec. 1. to read as follows:

1091. Sec. 1. State Board of Accountancy; Appointment; Qualification; Terms of Office:---A State Board of Accountancy is established consisting of five members to be appointed by the Governor, four of whom shall be Certified Public Accountants and the fifth member a practicing attorney at law in Delaware. The members now serving as the three members of the State Board of Accountancy shall continue to serve until the expiration of their respective terms of office, namely, Joseph L. Pyle shall continue to serve until the expiration of his term of office on July 12, 1949; Desmond A. Lyons shall continue to serve until the expiration of his term of office on July 12, 1949 and Caleb M. Wright shall continue to serve until the expiration of his term of office on July 12, 1947. The Governor shall appoint two additional members to the said State Board of Accountancy within thirty days after the effective date of this Act. All members appointed to the said State Board of Accountancy shall hold office for the term of three years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

Section 2. That 1096. Sec. 6. of Chapter 37 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be amended by striking out and repealing the first paragraph of said Section and inserting in lieu thereof a new first paragraph as follows:

The State Board of Accountancy shall charge for the examination and certificate provided for in this Chapter a fee of Twenty-five Dollars. This fee shall be payable by the applicant at the time of making his initial application. Said Board shall charge a like fee of Twenty-five Dollars for each re-examination of any applicant; provided, however, in the event the applicant shall pass all subjects except two, he shall be allowed to apply for a re-examination on said two subjects at either or both of the next two succeeding examinations conducted by said Board and he shall be charged a fee of Ten Dollars for each such re-examination.

Section 3. This Act shall become effective upon the approval thereof by the Governor.

Approved March 28, 1947.