Analysis and supporting documents used to determine effect on small business or in preparation of economic impact analysis:
The rule was posted for economic comments and none were received. The rule does not change the number of continuing education credits required, therefore, it has a neutral fiscal impact on licensees.
Fiscal Estimate and Economic Impact Analysis:
The Fiscal Estimate and Economic Impact Analysis is attached.
Effect on small business:
These proposed rules do not have an economic impact on small businesses, as defined in s. 227.114 (1), Stats. The Department’s Regulatory Review Coordinator may be contacted by email at, or by calling (608) 267-2435.
Agency contact person:
Sharon Henes, Administrative Rules Coordinator, Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Policy Development, 1400 East Washington Avenue, Room 151, P.O. Box 8366, Madison, Wisconsin 53708; telephone 608-261-2377; email at
Section 1. DE 13.03 (1m) is created to read:
DE 13.03 (1m) Responsible prescribing controlled substances continuing education The 30 credit hours of continuing education shall include 2 hours in the topic of responsible prescribing of controlled substances for the treatment of acute dental pain. This subsection applies to the bienniums ending in 2019 and 2021.
Section 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. The rules adopted in this order shall take effect on the first day of the month following publication in the Wisconsin Administrative Register, pursuant to s. 227.22 (2) (intro.), Stats.
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