1. A basic science reciprocity certificate of proficiency may not be denied for the single reason that the applicant has previously failed a basic science examination in the state of Washington. 2. Neither the charge or conviction in another state of a misdemeanor, constitutes a valid ground for refusing a reciprocity certificate in the basic sciences if the applicant is otherwise qualified. 3. The director of licenses of the state of Washington is not bound to grant to all applicants from the state of Iowa who have qualified for a basic science certificate in that state, a certificate in this state except where the certificate in the state of Iowa was acquired by passing an examination conducted by the basic science board of examiners.