“1. “Health care provider” means an individual who holds a valid, unexpired 23
license, certificate, or registration granted by another state or territory that
authorizes or qualifies the individual to perform acts that are substantially the same 2
as the acts that any of the following are licensed or certified to perform:
a. A nurse licensed under ch. 441.
b. A chiropractor licensed under ch. 446.
c. A dentist licensed under ch. 447.
d. A physician, physician assistant, perfusionist, or respiratory care 7
practitioner licensed or certified under subch. II of ch. 448.
e. A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant licensed under subch. III 9
of ch. 448 or who holds a compact privilege under subch. IX of ch. 448.
f. A podiatrist licensed under subch. IV of ch. 448.
g. A dietitian certified under subch. V of ch. 448.
h. An athletic trainer licensed under subch. VI of ch. 448.
i. An occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant licensed under 14
subch. VII of ch. 448.
j. An optometrist licensed under ch. 449.
k. A pharmacist licensed under ch. 450.
L. An acupuncturist certified under ch. 451.
m. A psychologist licensed under ch. 455.
n. A social worker, marriage and family therapist, or professional counselor 20
certified or licensed under ch. 457.
o. A speech-language pathologist or audiologist licensed under subch. II of ch. 22
p. A massage therapist or bodywork therapist licensed under ch. 460.
2. “Health care facility” means a system, care clinic, care provider, long-term 25
care facility, or any other health care facility where health care services are provided.
3. “Temporary credential” mean a visiting, locum tenens, temporary, or similar 2
non-permanent license or certificate.
(b) Temporary practice; emergency.
1. Notwithstanding ss. 440.982 (1), 441.06 (4), 441.15 (2), 446.02 (1), 447.03 (1), 5
448.03 (1) (a), (b), and (c) and (1m), 448.51 (1), 448.61, 448.76, 448.961 (1) and (2), 6
449.02 (1), 450.03 (1), 451.04 (1), 455.02 (1m), 457.04 (4), (5), (6), and (7), 459.02 (1), 7
459.24 (1), and 460.02, a health care provider may provide services within the scope 8
of the credential that the health care provider holds if all of the following apply:
a. Practice by the health care provider is necessary for an identified health care 10
facility to ensure the continued and safe delivery of health care services.
b. The identified health care facility's needs reasonably prevented the health 12
care provider from obtaining a credential before beginning to provide health care 13
services at the facility.
c. The health care provider applies for a temporary credential or permanent 15
credential within 10 days of beginning to provide health care services at a health care 16
d. The health care facility notifies the department of safety and professional 18
services within 5 days of the date on which the health care provider begins providing 19
health care services at the facility.
2. A health care provider who provides services authorized under this 21
subsection shall maintain malpractice insurance that satisfies the requirements of 22
the profession for which the health care provider has been licensed or certified.
3. This subsection does not apply 30 days after the conclusion of the period 24
covered by the public health emergency declared on March 12, 2020, by executive 25
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: after “2020." insert “A taxation district may not waive 2
interest and penalties as provided in this subsection unless the county board of the 3
county where the taxation district is located first adopts a resolution authorizing 4
such waiver and establishing criteria for determining hardship, and the taxation 5
district subsequently adopts a similar resolution. A county that has adopted a 6
resolution authorizing the waiver of interest and penalties under this subsection 7
shall settle any taxes, interest, and penalties collected on or before July 31, 2020, on 8
August 20, 2020, as provided under s. 74.29 (1), and settle the remaining unpaid 9
taxes, interest, and penalties on September 20, 2020. The August 20, 2020, 10
settlement shall be distributed proportionally to the underlying taxing 11