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Administrative Rules

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has received approval from the Governor to create, amend, or repeal the following administrative rules. The objectives of the rulemaking are defined in each Statement of Scope.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 032-23, Governor's approval 5/18/23
Scope Expiration Date: 11/22/25
Promulgation Type: omnibus rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Mark Thompson (Rules Attorney) 608-266-1279
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 038-21, Governor's approval 4/15/21
Scope Expiration Date: 10/23/23
Promulgation Type: omnibus rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative Reference Bureau publication

  • Comments on economic impact: 6/12/23 - 6/26/23
  • Clearinghouse submission: 8/3/23 - CR 23-046
  • Public hearing held 9/15/23
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 10/3/23
  • Legislative submission: 10/18/23
  • Legislative Reference Bureau submission: 3/6/24
  • Effective date: 5/1/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Mark Thompson (Rules Attorney) 608-266-1279
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 75
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 087-22, Governor's approval 11/3/22
Scope Expiration: 5/7/25
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: post public hearing and drafting rulemaking report to legislature

  • Comments on economic impact: 9/18/23 - 10/16/23
  • Submission to Clearinghouse: 11/29/23 - CR 23-067
  • Public hearing held 3/8/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Sarah Coyle (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-2715
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 88
Statement of Scope: Revised Statement of Scope SS 108-21, Governor's approval 12/2/21. This revised statement of scope modifies SS 092-19, which was approved by the Governor on August 29, 2019, published in the Administrative Register on September 3, 2019, and approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services on September 16, 2019.
Scope Expiration: 6/6/24
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

Advisory committee meetings: 3/15/23, 3/22/23, 3/29/23, 4/5/23, 4/12/23, 4/26/23, 5/3/23, 5/17/23, 5/24/23, and 5/31/23

Active Notices/Solicitations: Please see a DRAFT copy of the proposed rule order for Ch. DHS 88 here.
Department Contact: Pat Benesh (Rules Coordinator) 608-264-9896
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current and New Rule Text: new rule ch. DHS 72, ch. DHS 105, ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Revised Statement of Scope 074-22, Governor's approval 8/25/22. This revised statement of scope modifies SS 138-20, which was published in Register No. 778B on October 26, 2020.
Scope Expiration: 2/28/25
Promulgation Type: emergency and permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Preliminary public hearing held 10/4/22
  • Preliminary public hearing held 11/14/22
  • Preliminary public commenting period open until 11/14/22
  • Advisory committee meetings: 5/10/23, 7/31/23, 8/31/23, 9/29/23, 10/25, 11/2, and 11/29

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 058-22, Governor's approval 6/30/22
Scope Expiration Date: 1/11/25
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting and preparing for submission to Legislative Council for review 

  • Comments on economic impact: 9/18/23 - 10/16/23
  • Submission to Clearinghouse: pending

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 105, ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 012-23, Governor's approval 1/26/23
Scope Expiration: 7/30/25
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Preliminary public held 5/1/23
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 5/1/23

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 046-22, Governor's approval 5/26/22
Scope Expiration: 11/30/24
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative Reference Bureau for publication  

  • Comments on economic impact: 9/6/22 - 9/20/22
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 1/30/23 - CR 23-005
  • Public hearing held 9/7/23
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 10/3/23
  • Legislative submission: 11/15/23
  • Legislative Reference Bureau submission: 3/13/24
  • Effective date: 5/1/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 115
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 056-23, Governor's approval 7/14/23
Scope Expiration: 2/7/26
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative Council review 

  • Preliminary public hearing held 8/10/23
  • Preliminary public hearing commenting period open until 8/10/23
  • Comments on economic impact: 12/18/23 through 1/17/24
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 2/22/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Jessica Przybylski (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-5332
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 137
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 076-22, Governor's approval 9/8/22
Scope Expiration: 3/12/25
Promulgation Type: permanent and emergency rule revision
Promulgation Status: see below

Permanent rule: Legislative Reference Bureau publication

  • Comments on economic impact: 3/13/23 - 3/27/23
  • Clearinghouse submission: 6/27/23 - CR 23-036
  • Public hearing held 10/12/23
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 11/6/23
  • Legislative submission: 12/6/23
  • Legislative Reference Bureau submission: 3/20/24
  • Effective date: 5/1/24

Emergency rule: active - EmR 2312

  • Governor's Office emergency rule order submittal: 6/7/23
  • Wisconsin State Journal publication: 8/21/23
  • Legislative Reference Bureau submission: 8/21/23
  • Extended expiration date: 5/1/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Jessica Przybylski (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-5332
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 181
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 077-22, Governor's approval 9/8/22
Scope Expiration: 3/12/25
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative Council review

  • Preliminary public hearing held 12/13/22
  • Preliminary public hearing commenting period open until 12/20/22
  • Comments on economic impact: 12/11/23 - 12/26/23
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 2/21/24

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Jessica Przybylski (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-5332
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Last revised March 28, 2024