2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
April 13, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Testin, Cowles, Darling, Feyen,
Marklein, Nass, Vinehout, Olsen and Hansen, cosponsored by
Representatives Rohrkaste, Kolste, Sanfelippo, Kremer, Novak,
Horlacher, Rodriguez, Kuglitsch, Considine, Skowronski, Knodl, Doyle,
Ballweg, Hintz, R. Brooks, Sinicki, Kleefisch, Genrich, Ripp, Subeck,
Mursau, Mason, Spiros, Bernier, Tusler and Ott. Referred to Committee on
Health and Human Services.
SB172,1,2 1An Act to amend 450.035 (2g) of the statutes; relating to: administration of
2vaccines by pharmacy students.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a person who is a pharmacy student who has completed at
least two years of pharmacy studies and a person who has completed pharmacy
studies but whose application for licensure as a pharmacist is pending with the
Pharmacy Examining Board (pharmacy student) may administer a vaccine to a
person who is at least 18 years old if the pharmacy student administers the vaccine
under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and certain other requirements
are met. Under this bill, a pharmacy student may administer a vaccine to a person
who is at least six years old, provided all other current law requirements are met.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB172,1 3Section 1. 450.035 (2g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB172,2,64 450.035 (2g) A person engaged in the practice of pharmacy under s. 450.03 (1)
5(f) or (g) may not administer a vaccine unless he or she acts under the direct
6supervision of a pharmacist and he or she and the supervising pharmacist have

1successfully completed 12 hours in a course of study and training, approved by the
2Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education or the board, in vaccination storage,
3protocols, administration technique, emergency procedures, and record keeping and
4the supervising pharmacist has satisfied the requirements specified in sub. (2t). A
5person engaged in the practice of pharmacy under s. 450.03 (1) (f) or (g) may not
6administer a vaccine under this subsection to a person who is under the age of 18 6.
SB172,2,77 (End)