Date of enactment: May 18, 2010
2009 Assembly Bill 417 Date of publication*: June 1, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : 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 as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
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:
396,1 Section 1. 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.
396,2 Section 2. Initial applicability.
(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.