146.60(3)(a)(a) Except as provided under sub. (7), no person may commence a regulated release unless the person provides to the reviewing department for that regulated release all of the following information within 7 days after the person submits or should have submitted the information specified in subd. 1. to a federal regulator, whichever is sooner:
146.60(3)(a)1. 1. A copy of all information which the person is required to submit to the federal regulator and which is not confidential information.
146.60(3)(a)2. 2. A summary of any confidential information which the person submits or is required to submit to a federal regulator. The summary shall be sufficient enough to enable the reviewing department to prepare the comment authorized under sub. (4) and to provide information to the public and shall have minimal extraneous and irrelevant information.
146.60(3)(b) (b) A reviewing department may request that a person submit to it part or all of any of the confidential information that is the subject of the summary submitted to that reviewing department under par. (a) 2. That person shall submit the information to the reviewing department no later than 3 working days after receiving the request.
146.60(3)(c) (c) Notwithstanding sub. (6) (a):
146.60(3)(c)1. 1. If the department of natural resources receives information under this subsection or sub. (4) (c), it shall provide the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection with a copy of the information.
146.60(3)(c)2. 2. If the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection receives information under this subsection or sub. (4) (c), it shall provide the department of natural resources with a copy of the information.
146.60(3m) (3m)Public notice. No later than 5 working days after receiving information under sub. (3), the reviewing department shall send written notice of receipt of the information to the county board chairperson in a county without a county executive or county administrator or the county executive or county administrator and to the town board chairperson, village president or mayor of any town, village or city in which the release is proposed. No later than 5 working days after sending notice under this subsection, the reviewing department shall cause publication of a class 1 notice under ch. 985 in the county to which the notice is sent.
146.60(4) (4)Comment. The reviewing department may prepare a formal comment on the regulated release for submission to the federal regulator for that regulated release. The reviewing department shall submit that comment within the time established by the federal regulator for that regulated release. The comment shall address the criteria for notification or the granting of approval, a permit or a license under the applicable requirement in the coordinated framework and for the protection of the public health and the environment. To assist in the preparation of a comment, the reviewing department may do any of the following:
146.60(4)(a) (a) Hold an informational meeting on the proposed regulated release.
146.60(4)(b) (b) Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed regulated release.
146.60(4)(c) (c) Request information on the proposed regulated release from the person providing the information under sub. (3), in addition to the information provided under sub. (3). That person is not required to submit that information to the reviewing department.
146.60(4)(d) (d) Conduct a technical review of the proposed regulated release.
146.60(4)(e) (e) Seek the assistance of the University of Wisconsin System faculty and academic staff or the department of health services in reviewing the proposed regulated release.
146.60(5) (5)Memorandum of understanding. Within 6 months after June 13, 1989, the department of natural resources shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection setting forth the procedures and responsibilities of the departments in the administration of this section. The memorandum shall establish procedures that minimize the duplication of effort between the departments and for the person providing information under sub. (3).
146.60(6) (6)Confidential treatment of records.
146.60(6)(a)(a) Except as provided in pars. (b) and (c), the departments shall keep confidential any information received under this section if the person submitting the information notifies the departments that any of the following applies to that information:
146.60(6)(a)1. 1. The federal regulator to which the information has been submitted has determined that the information is entitled to confidential treatment and is not subject to public disclosure under 5 USC 552 or under the coordinated framework.
146.60(6)(a)2. 2. The person submitting the information to the departments has submitted a claim to the federal regulator that the information is entitled to confidential treatment under 5 USC 552 or under the coordinated framework, and the federal regulator has not made a determination on the claim.
146.60(6)(b) (b) Paragraph (a) shall not prevent the departments from exchanging information under sub. (3) (c) or (4) (c) or from using the information for the purposes of sub. (4) (d) or (e), subject to the requirements under par. (d). Any person receiving such information is subject to the penalty specified under sub. (9) (b) for the unauthorized release of that information.
146.60(6)(c) (c) The departments shall allow public access to any information which has been granted confidentiality under par. (a) if any of the following occurs:
146.60(6)(c)1. 1. The person providing the information to the departments expressly agrees to the public access to the information.
146.60(6)(c)2. 2. After information has been granted confidentiality under par. (a) 2., the federal regulator makes a determination that the information is not entitled to confidential treatment under 5 USC 552 or under the coordinated framework.
146.60(6)(c)3. 3. Either of the departments determines that:
146.60(6)(c)3.a. a. The person providing the information to the departments has not submitted that information under par. (a) or a claim under par. (a) 2. to the federal regulator; or
146.60(6)(c)3.b. b. The federal regulator to which the information has been submitted has determined that the information is not entitled to confidential treatment and is subject to public disclosure under 5 USC 552 or under the coordinated framework.
146.60(6)(d)1.1. The departments shall establish procedures to protect information required to be kept confidential under par. (a). Under the procedure, the departments may not submit any information under sub. (4) (d) or (e) to any person who is not an employee of either of the departments unless that person has signed an agreement which satisfies the requirements of subd. 2.
146.60(6)(d)2. 2. The agreement required under subd. 1. shall provide that information which is the subject of the agreement is subject to confidential treatment, shall prohibit the release or sharing of the information with any other person except at the direction of the reviewing department and in compliance with this section, shall acknowledge the penalties in sub. (9), s. 134.90 and any other applicable state law identified by the departments for the unauthorized disclosure of the information and shall contain a statement that the person receiving the information, any member of his or her immediate family or any organization with which he or she is associated has no substantial financial interest in the regulated release which is the subject of the information. Any person submitting the information under sub. (3) or (4) may waive any of the requirements under this subdivision.
146.60(7) (7)Exemptions.
146.60(7)(a)(a) This section does not apply to any of the following which is intended for human use and regulated under 21 USC 301 to 392 or 42 USC 262:
146.60(7)(a)1. 1. Drug.
146.60(7)(a)2. 2. Cosmetic.
146.60(7)(a)3. 3. Medical device.
146.60(7)(a)4. 4. Biological product.
146.60(7)(b) (b) A reviewing department may waive part or all of the requirements under sub. (3) for a specified regulated release if the reviewing department determines that the satisfaction of that requirement is not necessary to protect the public health or the environment.
146.60(7)(c) (c) A reviewing department may exempt a class of regulated releases from part or all of any requirement under sub. (3) if the department determines that the satisfaction of that requirement or part of a requirement is not necessary to protect the public health or the environment.
146.60(8) (8)Enforcement. The attorney general shall enforce subs. (3) and (6). The circuit court for Dane County or for the county where a violation occurred in whole or in part has jurisdiction to enforce this section by injunctive and other relief appropriate for enforcement. In an enforcement action under this section, if it is determined that a person commenced a regulated release and did not comply with sub. (3), the court shall issue an injunction directing the person to prevent or terminate the regulated release.
146.60(9) (9)Penalties.
146.60(9)(a)(a) Any person who fails to submit the information required under sub. (3) and has not commenced a regulated release shall forfeit not more than $100 for each violation. Any person who commences or continues a regulated release without having submitted the information required under sub. (3) shall forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $25,000 for each violation. Each day of continued violation under this paragraph is a separate offense.
146.60(9)(ag) (ag) Any person who intentionally violates sub. (3) after commencing a regulated release shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $25,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail or both.
146.60(9)(am) (am) For a 2nd or subsequent violation under par. (ag), a person may be fined not more than $50,000 or imprisoned for not more than 9 months or both.
146.60(9)(ao) (ao) Each day of continued violation under pars. (ag) and (am) is a separate offense.
146.60(9)(b) (b) Any person who intentionally violates any requirement under sub. (6) (a) or (b) shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $50,000 or imprisoned for not less than one month nor more than 6 months or both.
146.60(9)(bm) (bm) In pars. (ag) and (b), “intentionally" has the meaning given under s. 939.23 (3).
146.60(9)(c) (c) Paragraphs (a) and (ag) do not apply to any person who provides the information required under sub. (3) to either of the departments.
146.60(10) (10)Relation to other laws. The authority, power and remedies provided in this section are in addition to any authority, power or remedy provided in any other statutes or provided at common law.
146.615 146.615 Advanced practice clinician training grants.
146.615(1)(1) In this section:
146.615(1)(a) (a) “Advanced practice clinician" means a physician assistant or an advanced practice nurse, including a nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or certified registered nurse anesthesiologist.
146.615(1)(b) (b) “Clinic” has the meaning given in s. 146.903 (1) (b).
146.615(1)(c) (c) “Hospital” has the meaning given in s. 50.33 (2).
146.615(1)(d) (d) “Rural clinic” means a clinic that is located in a city, town, or village in this state that has a population of less than 20,000.
146.615(1)(e) (e) “Rural hospital" means a hospital that is located in a city, town, or village in this state that has a population of less than 20,000.
146.615(2) (2) Beginning in fiscal year 2018-19, from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (fk), subject to sub. (3), the department shall distribute grants to hospitals and clinics that provide new training opportunities for advanced practice clinicians. The department shall distribute the grants under this section to hospitals and clinics that apply, in the form and manner determined by the department, to receive grants and that satisfy the criteria under sub. (3).
146.615(3) (3)
146.615(3)(a)(a) The department may distribute up to $50,000 per fiscal year per hospital or clinic.
146.615(3)(b) (b) If the department distributes a grant to a hospital or clinic that has not previously received a grant under this section, the hospital or clinic receiving the grant may use the grant to create the education and infrastructure for training advanced practice clinicians or for activities authorized under par. (c). In distributing grants under this section, the department shall give preference to advanced practice clinician clinical training programs that include rural hospitals and rural clinics as clinical training locations.
146.615(3)(c) (c) If the department distributes a grant to a hospital or clinic that has previously received a grant under this section, the department shall require the hospital or clinic to use the grant to pay for the costs of operating a clinical training program for advanced practice clinicians, which may include any of the following:
146.615(3)(c)1. 1. Required books and materials.
146.615(3)(c)2. 2. Tuition and fees.
146.615(3)(c)3. 3. Stipends for reasonable living expenses.
146.615(3)(c)4. 4. Preceptor costs, including preceptor compensation attributable to training, certification requirements, travel, and advanced practice clinician training.
146.615(3)(d) (d) A recipient awarded a grant under this section shall match through its own funding sources the amount of the grant distributed by the department for the purposes of operating an advanced practice clinician rotation.
146.615(4) (4) A hospital or clinic sponsoring a training program for advanced practice clinicians supported by a grant under this section may determine what, if any, posteducation requirements must be fulfilled by participants in the training program for advanced practice clinicians.
146.615 History History: 2017 a. 59.
146.616 146.616 Allied health professional education and training grants.
146.616(1)(1) In this section:
146.616(1)(a) (a) “Allied health professional" means any individual who is a health care provider other than a physician, registered nurse, dentist, pharmacist, chiropractor, or podiatrist and who provides diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, or direct patient care and support services to the patient.
146.616(1)(b) (b) “Clinic” has the meaning given in s. 146.903 (1) (b).
146.616(1)(c) (c) “Hospital” has the meaning given in s. 50.33 (2).
146.616(1)(d) (d) “Rural clinic” means a clinic that is located in a city, town, or village in this state that has a population of less than 20,000.
146.616(1)(e) (e) “Rural hospital” means a hospital that is located in a city, town, or village in this state that has a population of less than 20,000.
146.616(2) (2) Beginning in fiscal year 2018-19, from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (fi), subject to subs. (3) to (5), the department shall distribute grants to hospitals, health systems, and educational entities that form health care education and training consortia for allied health professionals. The department shall distribute the grants under this section to hospitals, health systems, and educational entities that apply, in the form and manner determined by the department, to receive a grant and that satisfy the requirements established by the department under sub. (4).
146.616(3) (3)
146.616(3)(a)(a) The department may distribute up to $125,000 per fiscal year per consortium to be used for any of the following:
146.616(3)(a)1. 1. Curriculum and faculty development.
146.616(3)(a)2. 2. Tuition reimbursement.
146.616(3)(a)3. 3. Clinical site or simulation expenses.
146.616(3)(b) (b) A recipient awarded a grant under this section shall match through its own funding sources the amount of the grant distributed by the department for the purposes of operating an allied health professional training consortium.
146.616(4) (4) The department shall determine the requirements for the formation of health care education and training consortia for allied health professionals.
146.616(5) (5) In distributing grants under this section, the department shall give preference to rural hospitals, health systems with a rural hospital or rural clinic, and rural educational entities.
146.616 History History: 2017 a. 59.
146.62 146.62 Rural hospital loan program.
146.62(1) (1)Definition. In this section:
146.62(1)(a) (a) “Hospital" has the meaning given under s. 50.33 (2).
146.62(1)(b) (b) “Rural" means outside a metropolitan statistical area, as specified under 42 CFR 412.62 (f) (ii) (A).
146.62(4) (4)Departmental duties. The department shall negotiate with each recipient of a loan made under s. 146.62 (2) and (3), 1989 stats., the schedule of repayments and collect the loan repayments as they are due. Loan repayments shall be deposited in the general fund. Except as provided in sub. (5), repayment for each loan shall begin no later than 12 months after the project funded under the loan begins operation.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 64 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before November 15, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 15, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-15-17)