2009 WISCONSIN ACT 396
An Act to amend 453.06 (1) of the statutes; relating to: requirements for initial licensure as a veterinarian.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
453.06 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
453.06 (1) Except as provided under s. 453.072, veterinary licenses shall be issued only to persons who successfully pass an examination conducted by the examining board and pay the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1). An applicant for an initial license shall be a graduate of a veterinary college which that has been approved by the examining board or have successfully completed either the educational commission for foreign veterinary graduates certification program of the American Veterinary Medical Association or the program for the assessment of veterinary education equivalence offered by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards. Persons who qualify for examination may be granted temporary permits to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine in the employment and under the supervision of a veterinarian until the results of the next examination conducted by the examining board are available. In case of failure at any examination, the applicant shall have the privilege of taking subsequent examinations, upon the payment of another fee for each examination.
(1) The treatment of sections 453.06 (1) of the statutes first applies to initial veterinary licenses issued on the effective date of this subsection.