Statement of Scope
Radiography Examining Board
Chapters RAD 2 and 3
Requirements for licenses and permits
1. Finding/nature of emergency (Emergency Rule only):
2. Detailed description of the objective of the proposed rule:
The primary objective of the proposed rule is to repeal ss. RAD 2.06 and 3.06. These sections are no longer necessary, as they contain provisions for applications filed prior to March 1, 2012. Chapters RAD 2 and 3 may also be revised to ensure consistency with current licensing and permitting practices, applicable Wisconsin statutes, and standards for drafting administrative rules.
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 Board has identified the need for an evaluation and update of Chapters RAD 2 and 3 to ensure they are consistent with current licensing and permitting practices, applicable Wisconsin statutes, and standards for drafting administrative rules.
The alternatives of either partially updating or not updating these rules would be less beneficial to affected entities.
4. Detailed explanation of statutory authority for the rule (including the statutory citation and language):
Section 15.08 (5) (b), Stats., provides examining boards, “[s]hall promulgate rules for its own guidance and for the guidance of the trade or profession to which it pertains. . .” Section 462.06 (1) (a), Stats., provides the Radiography Examining Board shall promulgate rules that “[e]stablish standards for courses of study in radiography.” Section 462.06 (1) (b), Stats., provides the Radiography Examining Board shall promulgate rules that “[e]stablish standards for examinations under s. 462.03 (2) and (3).”
5. Estimate of amount of time that state employees will spend developing the rule and of other resources necessary to develop the rule:
6. List with description of all entities that may be affected by the proposed rule:
Applicants for a radiographer license or a limited X-ray machine operator permit.
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):
The proposed rule will have minimal to no economic impact on small businesses and the state’s economy as a whole.