Full Statute Name:  West's Wisconsin Statutes Annotated. Floods and Drainage (Ch. 87 to 89). Chapter 89. Veterinary Examining Board

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Primary Citation:  W.S.A. 89.02 - .08 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2017 Alternate Citation:  WI ST 89.02 - .08
Summary:

These are the state's veterinary practice laws.  Among the provisions include licensing requirements, laws concerning the state veterinary board, veterinary records laws, and the laws governing disciplinary actions for impaired or incompetent practitioners.

Statute Text: 

 

453.02 Renumbered as § 89.02 by 2015 Act 55, § 4491, eff. July 14, 2015 

453.03 Renumbered as § 89.03 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4492, eff. July 14, 2015

453.04 . Renumbered as § 89.04 by 2015 Act 55, § 4493, eff. July 14, 2015

453.05 . Renumbered as § 89.05 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4494, eff. July 14, 2015

453.06 Renumbered as § 89.06 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4495, eff. July 14, 2015

453.062 . Renumbered as § 89.062 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4496, eff. July 14, 2015

453.065 Renumbered as § 89.065 by 2015 Act 55, § 4497, eff. July 14, 2015

453.068 . Renumbered as § 89.068 by 2015 Act 55, § 4498, eff. July 14, 2015

453.07 . Renumbered as § 89.07 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4499, eff. July 14, 2015

453.072 Renumbered as § 89.072 and amended by 2015 Act 55, § 4500, eff. July 14, 2015

453.075 . Renumbered as § 89.075 by 2015 Act 55, § 4501, eff. July 14, 2015

453.08 . Renumbered as § 89.08 by 2015 Act 55, § 4502, eff. July 14, 2015

 

89.02. Definitions

89.03. Rules

89.04. Violations

89.05. Practice; penalties

89.06. Licensure

89.062. Renewal; continuing education

89.063. Fees

89.065. Examinations

89.068. Drugs for animal use

89.07. Discipline

89.071. Administrative warnings

89.0715. Assessment of costs

89.072. Licensees of other jurisdictions

89.073. Temporary reciprocal credentials for the spouses of service members

89.075. Access to health care records

89.078. Background investigations

89.079. Unauthorized practice

89.08. Injunctive relief


89.02. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1g) “Administer,” when used in reference to administering a drug to an animal, means directly applying the drug, whether by injection, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of the animal.

(1m) “Animal” means any animal except a human being.

(3) “Client” means the person who owns or who has primary responsibility for the care of a patient.

(3d) “Department” means the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.

(3g) “Dispense” means the act of delivering a drug to a person who may lawfully possess the drug, including the compounding, packaging or labeling necessary to prepare the drug for delivery.

(3r) “Drug” has the meaning given in s. 450.01(10).

(4) “Examining board” means the veterinary examining board.

(4e) “Extra-label use” means use of a drug in a manner that is not in accordance with the directions for use that are contained on the label affixed to the container in which the drug is dispensed.

(4m) “Food-producing animal” means an animal that is raised to produce food for human consumption.

(4s) “Patient” means an animal that is examined or treated by a veterinarian.

(5) “Pesticide” has the meaning specified in s. 94.67(25).

(5m) “Pharmacist” means an individual who is licensed as a pharmacist under ch. 450.

(6) To “practice veterinary medicine” means to examine into the fact or cause of animal health, disease or physical condition, or to treat, operate, prescribe or advise for the same, or to undertake, offer, advertise, announce, or hold out in any manner to do any of said acts, for compensation, direct or indirect, or in the expectation thereof.

(6m) “Prescription” means a written, oral or electronic order from a veterinarian to a pharmacist or to another veterinarian that authorizes the pharmacist or other veterinarian to dispense a drug, or from a veterinarian to a client that authorizes the client to make extra-label use of a drug.

(7) “Veterinarian” means a practitioner of veterinary medicine who is duly licensed by the examining board.

(8) “Veterinarian-client-patient relationship” means a relationship between a veterinarian, a client and the patient in which all of the following apply:

(a) The veterinarian has assumed the responsibility for making medical judgments regarding the health of the patient and the patient's need for medical treatment, and the client has agreed to accept those medical judgments and to follow the related instructions of the veterinarian.

(b) The veterinarian has sufficient knowledge of the patient to initiate a general or preliminary diagnosis of the medical condition of the patient because the veterinarian has recently examined the patient or has made medically appropriate and timely visits to the premises on which the patient is kept.

(c) The veterinarian is readily available for follow-up treatment of the patient if the patient has an adverse reaction to veterinary treatment.

(9) “Veterinary drug” means any of the following:

(a) A drug that is recognized as a drug for animal use in the official U.S. pharmacopoeia or the official national formulary or any supplement to either of them.

(b) A drug that is intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in an animal.

(c) A drug that is intended to affect the structure or function of the body of an animal, including medicated feed or a growth-promoting implant, but not including feed that does not contain a drug.

(d) A substance that is intended for use as a component of a drug described in par. (a), (b) or (c).

(e) A drug that is produced and intended for human use but that is prescribed by a veterinarian for animal use.

(10) “Veterinary over-the-counter drug” means a drug that is labeled for animal use, that may be dispensed without a prescription and that is not required to bear the label statement: “CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.”.

(11) “Veterinary prescription drug” means a drug that may not be dispensed without the prescription of a veterinarian.

(12) “Veterinary technician” means a person duly certified by the examining board to work under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

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HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Source:

L.1961, c. 294, § 4.
St.1967, § 150.02 .
L.1969, c. 336, §§ 84, 15, eff. Jan. 29, 1970.
St.1969, § 453.02 .
L.1975, c. 309, § 1, eff. June 8, 1976.
1983 Act 189, § 277, eff. April 10, 1984.
1987 Act 39, § 1, eff. Sept. 2, 1987.
1989 Act 279, § 11, eff. May 4, 1990 .
1991 Act 306, §§ 2 to 8, eff. May 14, 1992 .
1993 Act 213, § 146, eff. April 21, 1994 .
1995 Act 321, § 8, eff. May 17, 1996 .
1997 Act 27, § 4319m, eff. Oct. 14, 1997 .
St.2013, § 453.02 .
2015 Act 55, §§ 2597, 4491, eff. July 14, 2015 .
2015 Act 196, § 76, eff. March 2, 2016 .



 

 

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