2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
April 18, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Spiros, Felzkowski, Horlacher,
Kulp, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Petersen, Plumer, Rohrkaste, Skowronski,
Snyder, Tittl, Tusler, Wichgers and Edming, cosponsored by Senators
Petrowski, Cowles, Kapenga, Kooyenga, Marklein, Nass and Olsen.
Referred to Committee on Consumer Protection.
1An Act to amend
446.028 of the statutes; relating to: continuing education
2program sponsors for chiropractors, chiropractic technicians, and chiropractic
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a program sponsor for continuing education for
chiropractors is required to submit its program to the Chiropractic Examining Board
for approval. This bill requires that a program sponsor for continuing education for
chiropractors, chiropractic technicians, or chiropractic radiological technicians must
submit its program to the Chiropractic Examining Board for approval. The bill also
adds the Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, the American Chiropractic Association,
and the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards to the list of chiropractic
continuing education program sponsors acceptable for license renewal.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
446.028 of the statutes is renumbered 446.028 (2) and amended to 5
Each program sponsor of a continuing education program required 2
to be completed by a chiropractor, chiropractic technician, or chiropractic
as a condition of license renewal shall submit the program to 4
the examining board for approval.
In this section, “program sponsor" means the Wisconsin Chiropractic 6
Association, the Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, the American Chiropractic
7Association, the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,
the International 8
Chiropractors Association, a college of chiropractic approved by the examining 9
board, and a college of medicine or osteopathy accredited by an accrediting body 10
listed as nationally recognized by the secretary of the federal department of 11
education. “Program sponsor" does not include an individual, organization, or 12
institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide instruction 13
in the use of an automated external defibrillator.