§ 459.01 Definitions
§ 459.02 License required to sell and fit hearing aids
§ 459.03 Receipt required to be furnished to a person supplied with hearing aid
§ 459.035 Medical exam before being fitted
§ 459.04 Seller’s guarantee
§ 459.05 Issuance of license
§ 459.06 License by examination
§ 459.07 Temporary trainee permit
§ 459.08 Notice to department of place of practice; notice to holders of license; how given
§ 459.085 Calibration of audiometric equipment
§ 459.09 Renewal and posting of license
§ 459.095 Continuing education
§ 459.10 Disciplinary grounds
§ 459.105 Injunction
§ 459.11 Testing equipment
§ 459.12 Rules
§ 459.13 Penalty
§ 459.14 Exemptions

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 459 > Subchapter I - Licensure of Hearing Instrument Specialists

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Deceptive advertising: means creating, using, or promoting the use of any advertising material, promotional literature, testimonial, guarantee, warranty, label, brand, insignia, or other representation, however disseminated or published, which is misleading, false, or untruthful. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • Examining board: means the hearing and speech examining board. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed for or offered for the purpose of aiding or compensating for impaired human hearing and any parts, attachments or accessories of such an instrument or device, except batteries and cords. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • Hearing instrument specialist: means any person who is or is required to be licensed under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • 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.
  • License: means a license issued by the department under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Practice of fitting and dealing in hearing aids: means the measurement of human hearing by means of an audiometer or by any other means accepted by the examining board solely for the purpose of making selections, adaptations or sales of hearing aids intended to compensate for impaired hearing. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • 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
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • sale: means a transfer for a consideration of title or of the right to use. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trainee permit: means a temporary permit issued while the applicant is in training to become a licensed hearing instrument specialist. See Wisconsin Statutes 459.01
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01