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SB 385 Signed Into Law

Monday, December 4, 2017  
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Great news!  Thursday, 11/30/17, Governor Walker signed SB 385 into law.  This means doctors may now delegate diet order writing privileges to licensed or certified dietitians in Wisconsin long-term care facilities. Thank you to all who contributed to this success!  In addition to the Governor, bill authors Senator Patrick Testin and Representative Joan Ballweg and their aides, and Annette Cruz, Leading Age Wisconsin lobbyist, the photo includes (left to right) Kate Gustman, RDN, CD, CSG; Shweta Iyer, MS, RDN, CD; Tracey Elmes, MS, RD, CD; Dietetic Intern Holly McKee; WAND Delegate Valerie Shurley, MBA, MS, RDN, CD; WAND Public Policy & Advocacy Chair Catherine Mussatti, RDN, CD; WAND President Christina Lemon, MS, RD, CD and WAND Lobbyist Dan Carpenter.