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  Date of enactment: December 14, 2015
2015 Assembly Bill 253   Date of publication*: December 15, 2015
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
2015 WISCONSIN ACT 116
An Act to repeal 14.83, 440.03 (11m) (c) 2., 440.08 (2) (e), 448.015 (1dm), 448.04 (1) (ab), 448.05 (2) (f) and subchapter VIII of chapter 448 [precedes 448.980]; to renumber and amend 440.03 (11m) (c); to amend 20.165 (1) (hg), 20.165 (1) (hg), 440.03 (13) (b) (intro.), 440.03 (13) (b) (intro.), 440.03 (13) (d), 440.03 (13) (d), 440.05 (intro.), 440.05 (intro.), 440.08 (2) (c), 440.08 (2) (c), 440.14 (2), 440.14 (2), 440.14 (3), 440.14 (3), 440.15, 440.15, 448.01 (5), 448.01 (5), 448.05 (2) (a) (intro.), 448.05 (2) (a) (intro.), 448.05 (2) (b) (intro.), 448.05 (2) (b) (intro.), 448.07 (1) (a), 448.07 (1) (a), 448.07 (2) and 448.07 (2); and to create 14.83, 440.03 (11m) (c) 2., 440.08 (2) (e), 448.015 (1dm), 448.04 (1) (ab), 448.05 (2) (f) and subchapter VIII of chapter 448 [precedes 448.980] of the statutes; relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
116,1 Section 1. 14.83 of the statutes is created to read:
14.83 Interstate medical licensure compact. There is created an interstate medical licensure compact commission as specified in s. 448.980. The members of the commission representing this state under s. 448.980 (11) (d) shall be members of the medical examining board and shall be appointed by the chairperson of the medical examining board, subject to confirmation by the senate. The commission has the powers and duties granted and imposed under s. 448.980.
116,1m Section 1m. 14.83 of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
116,2 Section 2. 20.165 (1) (hg) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, is amended to read:
20.165 (1) (hg) General program operations; medical examining board; interstate medical licensure compact; prescription drug monitoring program. Biennially, the amounts in the schedule for the licensing, rule-making, and regulatory functions of the medical examining board and the affiliated credentialing boards attached to the medical examining board, except for preparing, administering, and grading examinations; for any costs associated with the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980, including payment of assessments under s. 448.980 (13) (a); and for the controlled substances board's operation of the prescription drug monitoring program under s. 961.385. Ninety percent of all moneys received for issuing and renewing credentials under ch. 448 shall be credited to this appropriation. All moneys received from the interstate medical licensure compact commission under s. 448.980 shall be credited to this appropriation.
116,2m Section 2m. 20.165 (1) (hg) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
20.165 (1) (hg) General program operations; medical examining board; interstate medical licensure compact; prescription drug monitoring program. Biennially, the amounts in the schedule for the licensing, rule-making, and regulatory functions of the medical examining board and the affiliated credentialing boards attached to the medical examining board, except for preparing, administering, and grading examinations; for any costs associated with the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980, including payment of assessments under s. 448.980 (13) (a); and for the controlled substances board's operation of the prescription drug monitoring program under s. 961.385. Ninety percent of all moneys received for issuing and renewing credentials under ch. 448 shall be credited to this appropriation. All moneys received from the interstate medical licensure compact commission under s. 448.980 shall be credited to this appropriation.
116,3 Section 3. 440.03 (11m) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 440.03 (11m) (c) (intro.) and amended to read:
440.03 (11m) (c) (intro.) The department of safety and professional services may not disclose a social security number obtained under par. (a) to any person except for the following:
1. The coordinated licensure information system under s. 441.50 (7); the.
3. The department of children and families for purposes of administering s. 49.22; and, for.
4. For a social security number obtained under par. (a) 1., the department of revenue for the purpose of requesting certifications under s. 73.0301 and administering state taxes and the department of workforce development for the purpose of requesting certifications under s. 108.227.
116,4 Section 4. 440.03 (11m) (c) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
440.03 (11m) (c) 2. The coordinated licensure information system under s. 448.980 (8), if such disclosure is required under the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980.
116,4m Section 4m. 440.03 (11m) (c) 2. of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
116,5 Section 5. 440.03 (13) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.03 (13) (b) (intro.) The department may investigate whether an applicant for or holder of any of the following credentials has been charged with or convicted of a crime only pursuant to rules promulgated by the department under this paragraph, including rules that establish the criteria that the department will use to determine whether an investigation under this paragraph is necessary, except as provided in par. (c) and s. 448.980 (5) (b) 3.:
116,5m Section 5m. 440.03 (13) (b) (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.03 (13) (b) (intro.) The department may investigate whether an applicant for or holder of any of the following credentials has been charged with or convicted of a crime only pursuant to rules promulgated by the department under this paragraph, including rules that establish the criteria that the department will use to determine whether an investigation under this paragraph is necessary, except as provided in par. (c) and s. 448.980 (5) (b) 3.:
116,6 Section 6. 440.03 (13) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.03 (13) (d) The department shall charge an applicant any fees, costs, or other expenses incurred in conducting any investigation under this subsection or s. 440.26. The department shall charge an applicant seeking licensure through the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980, directly or indirectly, for any expenses incurred in conducting any investigation under s. 448.980 (5) (b) 3.
116,6m Section 6m. 440.03 (13) (d) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.03 (13) (d) The department shall charge an applicant any fees, costs, or other expenses incurred in conducting any investigation under this subsection or s. 440.26. The department shall charge an applicant seeking licensure through the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980, directly or indirectly, for any expenses incurred in conducting any investigation under s. 448.980 (5) (b) 3.
116,7 Section 7. 440.05 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.05 Standard fees. (intro.) The following standard fees apply to all initial credentials, except as provided in ss. 440.51, 444.03, 444.11, 446.02 (2) (c), 447.04 (2) (c) 2., 448.07 (2), 449.17 (1m) (d), and 449.18 (2) (d):
116,7m Section 7m. 440.05 (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.05 Standard fees. (intro.) The following standard fees apply to all initial credentials, except as provided in ss. 440.51, 444.03, 444.11, 446.02 (2) (c), 447.04 (2) (c) 2., 448.07 (2), 449.17 (1m) (d), and 449.18 (2) (d):
116,8 Section 8. 440.08 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.08 (2) (c) Except as provided in par. (e) and sub. (3), renewal applications shall include the applicable renewal fee as determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a) or as specified in par. (b).
116,8m Section 8m. 440.08 (2) (c) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.08 (2) (c) Except as provided in par. (e) and sub. (3), renewal applications shall include the applicable renewal fee as determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a) or as specified in par. (b).
116,9 Section 9. 440.08 (2) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
440.08 (2) (e) A renewal of a compact license, as defined in s. 448.015 (1dm), shall be governed by s. 448.980 (7) and is subject to s. 448.07 (2).
116,9m Section 9m. 440.08 (2) (e) of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
116,10 Section 10. 440.14 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.14 (2) If a form that the department or a credentialing board requires an individual to complete in order to apply for a credential or credential renewal or to obtain a product or service from the department or the credentialing board requires the individual to provide any of the individual's personal identifiers, the form shall include a place for the individual to declare that the individual's personal identifiers obtained by the department or the credentialing board from the information on the form may not be disclosed on any list that the department or the credentialing board furnishes to another person. This subsection does not apply with respect to an application filed with the medical examining board pursuant to the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980 (5).
116,10m Section 10m. 440.14 (2) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.14 (2) If a form that the department or a credentialing board requires an individual to complete in order to apply for a credential or credential renewal or to obtain a product or service from the department or the credentialing board requires the individual to provide any of the individual's personal identifiers, the form shall include a place for the individual to declare that the individual's personal identifiers obtained by the department or the credentialing board from the information on the form may not be disclosed on any list that the department or the credentialing board furnishes to another person. This subsection does not apply with respect to an application filed with the medical examining board pursuant to the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980 (5).
116,11 Section 11. 440.14 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
440.14 (3) If the department or a credentialing board requires an individual to provide, by telephone or other electronic means, any of the individual's personal identifiers in order to apply for a credential or credential renewal or to obtain a product or service from the department or a credentialing board, the department or the credentialing board shall ask the individual at the time that the individual provides the information if the individual wants to declare that the individual's personal identifiers obtained by telephone or other electronic means may not be disclosed on any list that the department or the credentialing board furnishes to another person. This subsection does not apply with respect to an application filed with the medical examining board pursuant to the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980 (5).
116,11m Section 11m. 440.14 (3) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.14 (3) If the department or a credentialing board requires an individual to provide, by telephone or other electronic means, any of the individual's personal identifiers in order to apply for a credential or credential renewal or to obtain a product or service from the department or a credentialing board, the department or the credentialing board shall ask the individual at the time that the individual provides the information if the individual wants to declare that the individual's personal identifiers obtained by telephone or other electronic means may not be disclosed on any list that the department or the credentialing board furnishes to another person. This subsection does not apply with respect to an application filed with the medical examining board pursuant to the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980 (5).
116,12 Section 12. 440.15 of the statutes is amended to read:
440.15 No fingerprinting. Except as provided under s. ss. 440.03 (13) (c) and 448.980 (5) (b) 3., the department or a credentialing board may not require that an applicant for a credential or a credential holder be fingerprinted or submit fingerprints in connection with the department's or the credentialing board's credentialing.
116,12m Section 12m. 440.15 of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
440.15 No fingerprinting. Except as provided under ss. s. 440.03 (13) (c) and 448.980 (5) (b) 3., the department or a credentialing board may not require that an applicant for a credential or a credential holder be fingerprinted or submit fingerprints in connection with the department's or the credentialing board's credentialing.
116,13 Section 13. 448.01 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.01 (5) "Physician" means an individual possessing the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or an equivalent degree as determined by the medical examining board, and holding a license granted by the medical examining board. This subsection does not apply in s. 448.980.
116,13m Section 13m. 448.01 (5) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
448.01 (5) "Physician" means an individual possessing the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or an equivalent degree as determined by the medical examining board, and holding a license granted by the medical examining board. This subsection does not apply in s. 448.980.
116,14 Section 14. 448.015 (1dm) of the statutes is created to read:
448.015 (1dm) "Compact license" means an expedited license granted by the board pursuant to the interstate medical licensure compact under s. 448.980.
116,14m Section 14m. 448.015 (1dm) of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
116,15 Section 15. 448.04 (1) (ab) of the statutes is created to read:
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