§ 449.01 Definitions
§ 449.015 Discrimination prohibited
§ 449.02 Licenses; exemptions
§ 449.03 Enforcement
§ 449.04 Examination and licensure
§ 449.055 Endorsement
§ 449.06 Renewal; continuing education
§ 449.065 Display of registration
§ 449.07 Denial, limitation, suspension, revocation, reprimand
§ 449.08 Unprofessional conduct
§ 449.09 Investigations
§ 449.10 Advertising
§ 449.11 Penalties
§ 449.12 Interpretation
§ 449.17 Use of diagnostic pharmaceuticals
§ 449.18 Removals from eyes; use of therapeutic pharmaceuticals
§ 449.19 Referral to other health care professionals
§ 449.20 Civil immunity
§ 449.25 Informed consent

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 449 - Optometry examining board

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Preceding: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next preceding that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.