440.982(1m)(b) (b) The person pays the initial credential fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a).
440.982(1m)(c) (c) The person submits evidence satisfactory to the department of one of the following:
440.982(1m)(c)1. 1. The person holds a valid certified professional midwife credential granted by the North American Registry of Midwives or a successor organization.
440.982(1m)(c)2. 2. The person holds a valid certified nurse-midwife credential granted by the American College of Nurse Midwives or a successor organization.
440.982(1m)(d) (d) The person submits evidence satisfactory to the department that the person has current proficiency in the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.
440.982(2) (2) The department may not grant a license under this subchapter to any person who has been convicted of an offense under s. 940.22, 940.225, 944.06, 944.15, 944.17, 944.30 (1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34, 948.02, 948.025, 948.051, 948.06, 948.07, 948.075, 948.08, 948.09, 948.095, 948.10, 948.11, or 948.12 or under s. 940.302 (2) if s. 940.302 (2) (a) 1. b. applies.
440.982 History History: 2005 a. 292; 2007 a. 20, 104, 116; 2013 a. 362.
440.982 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 181, Wis. adm. code.
440.983 440.983 Renewal of licensure.
440.983(1) (1) The renewal date for licenses granted under this subchapter is specified in s. 440.08 (2) (a). Renewal applications shall be submitted to the department on a form provided by the department and shall include the renewal fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a).
440.983(2) (2) A licensed midwife shall, at the time that he or she applies for renewal of a license under sub. (1), submit proof satisfactory to the department of all of the following:
440.983(2)(a) (a) He or she holds a valid certified professional midwife credential from the North American Registry of Midwives or a successor organization or a valid certified nurse-midwife credential from the American College of Nurse Midwives or a successor organization.
440.983(2)(b) (b) He or she has current proficiency in the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.
440.983 History History: 2005 a. 292; 2007 a. 20, 104.
440.984 440.984 Rule making.
440.984(1)(1) The department shall promulgate rules necessary to administer this subchapter. Except as provided in subs. (2), (2m), and (3), any rules regarding the practice of midwifery shall be consistent with standards regarding the practice of midwifery established by the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives or a successor organization.
440.984(2) (2) The rules shall allow a licensed midwife to administer oxygen during the practice of midwifery.
440.984(2m) (2m) The rules shall provide for the granting of temporary permits to practice midwifery pending qualification for licensure.
440.984(3) (3) The rules may allow a midwife to administer, during the practice of midwifery, oxytocin (Pitocin) as a postpartum antihemorrhagic agent, intravenous fluids for stabilization, vitamin K, eye prophylactics, and other drugs or procedures as determined by the department.
440.984(4) (4) The rules may not do any of the following:
440.984(4)(a) (a) Require a licensed midwife to have a nursing degree or diploma.
440.984(4)(b) (b) Require a licensed midwife to practice midwifery under the supervision of, or in collaboration with, another health care provider.
440.984(4)(c) (c) Require a licensed midwife to enter into an agreement, written or otherwise, with another health care provider.
440.984(4)(d) (d) Limit the location where a licensed midwife may practice midwifery.
440.984(4)(e) (e) Permit a licensed midwife to use forceps or vacuum extraction.
440.984 History History: 2005 a. 292.
440.984 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. SPS 180, 181, 182, and 183, Wis. adm. code.
440.985 440.985 Informed consent. A licensed midwife shall, at an initial consultation with a client, provide a copy of the rules promulgated by the department under this subchapter and disclose to the client orally and in writing all of the following:
440.985(1) (1) The licensed midwife's experience and training.
440.985(2) (2) Whether the licensed midwife has malpractice liability insurance coverage and the policy limits of any such coverage.
440.985(3) (3) A protocol for medical emergencies, including transportation to a hospital, particular to each client.
440.985(4) (4) Any other information required by department rule.
440.985 History History: 2005 a. 292.
440.985 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also s. SPS 182.01, Wis. adm. code.
440.986 440.986 Disciplinary proceedings and actions.
440.986(1) (1) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the department may conduct investigations and hearings to determine whether a violation of this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter has occurred.
440.986(2) (2) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the department may reprimand a licensed midwife or deny, limit, suspend, or revoke a license granted under this subchapter if the department finds that the applicant or the licensed midwife has done any of the following:
440.986(2)(a) (a) Intentionally made a material misstatement in an application for a license or for renewal of a license.
440.986(2)(b) (b) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322, and 111.34, practiced midwifery while his or her ability to engage in the practice was impaired by alcohol or other drugs.
440.986(2)(c) (c) Advertised in a manner that is false or misleading.
440.986(2)(d) (d) In the course of the practice of midwifery, made a substantial misrepresentation that was relied upon by a client.
440.986(2)(e) (e) In the course of the practice of midwifery, engaged in conduct that evidences an inability to apply the principles or skills of midwifery.
440.986(2)(f) (f) Obtained or attempted to obtain compensation through fraud or deceit.
440.986(2)(g) (g) Allowed another person to use a license granted under this subchapter.
440.986(2)(h) (h) Violated any law of this state or federal law that substantially relates to the practice of midwifery, violated this subchapter, or violated any rule promulgated under this subchapter.
440.986(3) (3) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the department shall revoke a license granted under this subchapter if the licensed midwife is convicted of any of the offenses specified in s. 440.982 (2).
440.986 History History: 2005 a. 292.
440.986 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 183, Wis. adm. code.
440.987 440.987 Advisory committee. If the department appoints an advisory committee under s. 440.042 to advise the department on matters relating to the regulation of licensed midwives, the committee shall consist of only the following:
440.987(1) (1) Two members who are licensed midwives.
440.987(2) (2) One member who is licensed as a nurse-midwife under s. 441.15 and who practices in an out-of-hospital setting.
440.987(3) (3) One member who is a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.
440.987(4) (4) One public member who has received midwifery care in an out-of-hospital setting.
440.987 History History: 2005 a. 292.
440.988 440.988 Vicarious liability. No health care provider shall be liable for an injury resulting from an act or omission by a licensed midwife, even if the health care provider has consulted with or accepted a referral from the licensed midwife.
440.988 History History: 2005 a. 292.
subch. XIV of ch. 440 SUBCHAPTER XIV
UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT
440.99 440.99 Definitions. In this subchapter:
440.99(1) (1) "Agency contract" means an agreement in which a student athlete authorizes a person to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the student athlete a professional-sports-services contract or an endorsement contract.
440.99(2) (2) "Athlete agent" means an individual who enters into an agency contract with a student athlete or recruits or solicits a student athlete to enter into an agency contract. "Athlete agent" includes an individual who represents to the public that the individual is an athlete agent. "Athlete agent" does not include a spouse, parent, sibling, grandparent, or guardian of the student athlete or an individual acting solely on behalf of a professional sports team or professional sports organization. "Athlete agent" also does not include an individual who provides information to a student athlete, but who does not recruit or solicit the student athlete to enter into an agency contract.
440.99(3) (3) "Athletic director" means an individual responsible for administering the overall athletic program of an educational institution or, if an educational institution has separately administered athletic programs for male students and female students, the athletic program for males or the athletic program for females, as appropriate.
440.99(4) (4) "Contact" means a communication, direct or indirect, between an athlete agent and a student athlete, to recruit or solicit the student athlete to enter into an agency contract.
440.99(5) (5) "Endorsement contract" means an agreement under which a student athlete is employed or receives consideration to use on behalf of the other party any value that the student athlete may have because of publicity, reputation, following, or fame obtained because of athletic ability or performance.
440.99(6) (6) "Intercollegiate sport" means a sport played at the collegiate level for which eligibility requirements for participation by a student athlete are established by a national association for the promotion or regulation of collegiate athletics.
440.99(7) (7) "Professional-sports-services contract" means an agreement under which an individual is employed, or agrees to render services, as a player on a professional sports team, with a professional sports organization, or as a professional athlete.
440.99(8) (8) "Record" means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form.
440.99(9) (9) "Registration" means registration as an athlete agent under this subchapter.
440.99(10) (10) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
440.99(11) (11) "Student athlete" means an individual who engages in, is eligible to engage in, or may be eligible in the future to engage in, any intercollegiate sport. If an individual is permanently ineligible to participate in a particular intercollegiate sport, the individual is not a student athlete for purposes of that sport.
440.99 History History: 2003 a. 150.
440.9905 440.9905 Service of process. By acting as an athlete agent in this state, a nonresident individual appoints the secretary of state as the individual's agent for service of process in any civil action in this state related to the individual's acting as an athlete agent in this state.
440.9905 History History: 2003 a. 150.
440.991 440.991 Athlete agents: registration required; void contracts.
440.991(1)(1) Except as otherwise provided in sub. (2), an individual may not act as an athlete agent in this state without holding a certificate of registration under s. 440.992 or 440.993.
440.991(2) (2) Before being issued a certificate of registration, an individual may act as an athlete agent in this state for all purposes except signing an agency contract, if all of the following are satisfied:
440.991(2)(a) (a) A student athlete or another person acting on behalf of the student athlete initiates communication with the individual.
440.991(2)(b) (b) Within 7 days after an initial act as an athlete agent, such as an effort to recruit or solicit a student athlete to enter into an agency contract, the individual submits an application for registration as an athlete agent in this state.
440.991(3) (3) An agency contract resulting from conduct in violation of this section is void and the athlete agent shall return any consideration received under the contract.
440.991 History History: 2003 a. 150.
440.9915 440.9915 Registration as athlete agent; form; requirements.
440.9915(1)(1) An applicant for registration as an athlete agent shall submit an application for registration to the department in a form prescribed by the department. The application must be in the name of an individual and, except as otherwise provided in sub. (2), signed or otherwise authenticated by the applicant under penalty of perjury and state or contain all of the following:
440.9915(1)(a) (a) The name of the applicant and the address of the applicant's principal place of business.
440.9915(1)(b) (b) The name of the applicant's business or employer, if applicable.
440.9915(1)(c) (c) Any business or occupation engaged in by the applicant for the 5 years next preceding the date of submission of the application.
440.9915(1)(d) (d) A description of all of the following:
440.9915(1)(d)1. 1. The applicant's formal training as an athlete agent.
440.9915(1)(d)2. 2. The applicant's practical experience as an athlete agent.
440.9915(1)(d)3. 3. The applicant's educational background relating to his or her activities as an athlete agent.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Sept. 3, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Sept. 3, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-3-14)