Statement of Scope
Rule No.:
DE 12
Relating to:
Delegation of Functions to Unlicensed Persons
Rule Type:
1. Finding/nature of emergency (Emergency Rule only): N/A
2. Detailed description of the objective of the proposed rule:
The objective of the proposed rule is to complete a comprehensive review of ch. DE 12 Delegation of Functions to Unlicensed Persons and make revisions to ensure the chapter is statutorily compliant and is current with professional standards and practices.
3. Description of the existing policies relevant to the rule, new policies proposed to be included in the rule, and an analysis of policy alternatives:
The Dentistry Examining Board is beginning a comprehensive review of the ch. DE 12. The Board will make revisions to this chapter to create clarity, remove obsolete provisions and ensure statutory compliance.
4. Detailed explanation of statutory authority for the rule (including the statutory citation and language):
15.08 (5) (b) Each Examining Board shall promulgate rules for its own guidance and for the guidance of the trade or profession to which it pertains, and define and enforce professional conduct and unethical practices not inconsistent with the law relating to the particular trade or profession.
447.02 (2) (a) The Examining Board shall promulgate rules specifying the conditions for supervision and the degree of supervision required under ss. 447.03 (3) (a), (b) and (d) 2. and 447.065.
5. Estimate of amount of time that state employees will spend developing the rule and of other resources necessary to develop the rule:
75 hours
6. List with description of all entities that may be affected by the proposed rule:
Dentists and unlicensed persons working in dental offices.
7. Summary and preliminary comparison with any existing or proposed federal regulation that is intended to address the activities to be regulated by the proposed rule:
8. Anticipated economic impact of implementing the rule (note if the rule is likely to have a significant economic impact on small businesses):
None to minimal. It is not likely to have a significant impact on small businesses.
Contact Person: Sharon Henes, Administrative Rules Coordinator, (608) 261-2377
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