Date of enactment: April 16, 2014
2013 Senate Bill 553   Date of publication*: April 17, 2014
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: 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."
An Act to create 254.47 (5m) of the statutes; relating to: administration of medications at a camp.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
309,1 Section 1. 254.47 (5m) of the statutes is created to read:
254.47 (5m) (a) In this subsection, "qualified health services staff" means any of the following:
1. A physician.
2. A registered nurse licensed under ch. 441.
3. A physician assistant licensed under subch. II of ch. 448.
4. A practical nurse licensed under ch. 441.
5. An athletic trainer certified by the national athletic trainers association.
6. An emergency medical technician, as defined in s. 256.01 (5).
7. A person who is certified as completing the American Red Cross emergency response course.
8. A person who is certified as completing the American Red Cross responding to emergencies course or an equivalent course.
(b) For a camp that lasts longer than 3 days, the department shall allow qualified health services staff to designate an individual at the camp to administer to a camper, or staff member, who is under 18 years of age medications brought to the camp by that camper or staff member, other than medications that a camper or staff member may carry himself or herself.