2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
March 2, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Petrowski, Kapenga, Marklein, Nass and
Olsen, cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Anderson, Born,
Brooks, Considine, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Hutton, Kitchens, Knodl,
Kremer, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Nygren, Petersen, Petryk, Ripp, Skowronski,
Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler and VanderMeer. Referred to Committee
on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
1An Act to amend
446.028 of the statutes; relating to: continuing education
2program sponsors for chiropractors, chiropractic technicians, and chiropractic
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires that a program sponsor for continuing education for certified
chiropractic technicians and certified chiropractic radiological technicians submit
its program to the Chiropractic Examining Board for approval. The bill also adds the
Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, the American Chiropractic Association, and the
Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards to the list of chiropractic continuing
education program sponsors acceptable for license renewal in this state.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
446.028 of the statutes is amended to read:
5446.028 Continuing education approval; program sponsors.
program sponsor of a continuing education program required to be completed by a
chiropractor, chiropractic technician, or chiropractic radiological technician
as a 2
condition of license renewal shall submit the program to the examining board for 3
approval. In this section, “program sponsor" means the Wisconsin Chiropractic 4
Association, the Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, the American Chiropractic
5Association, the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,
the International 6
Chiropractors Association, a college of chiropractic approved by the examining 7
board, and a college of medicine or osteopathy accredited by an accrediting body 8
listed as nationally recognized by the secretary of the federal department of 9
education. “Program sponsor" does not include an individual, organization, or 10
institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide instruction 11
in the use of an automated external defibrillator.