Date of enactment: November 19, 2019
2019 Assembly Bill 427   Date of publication*: November 20, 2019
* 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 renumber and amend 256.15 (6p); and to create 256.15 (6p) (a) and (b) of the statutes; relating to: emergency medical services programs.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
25,1 Section 1 . 256.15 (6p) of the statutes is renumbered 256.15 (6p) (intro.) and amended to read:
256.15 (6p) Delegation from a health care provider. (intro.) An emergency medical services practitioner who is acting upon a delegation by a health care provider does not violate the actions authorized for emergency services under sub. (6n) for actions taken in accordance with that delegation. delegation if all of the following criteria are satisfied:
25,2 Section 2 . 256.15 (6p) (a) and (b) of the statutes are created to read:
256.15 (6p) (a) The health care provider delegates to the emergency medical services practitioner only actions that are within the scope of the health care provider's credential and competency.
(b) The health care provider ensures that the action is delegated to an emergency medical services practitioner who is adequately knowledgeable and trained to perform the delegated action.