2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 101. Department of commerce--regulation of industry, buildings and safety.
101.955 Jurisdiction and venue over out-of-state manufacturers.
101.955101.955 Jurisdiction and venue over out-of-state manufacturers.
101.955(1)(1) The importation of a manufactured home for sale in this state by an out-of-state manufacturer is considered an irrevocable appointment by that manufacturer of the department of financial institutions to be that manufacturer's true and lawful attorney upon whom may be served all legal processes in any action or proceeding against such manufacturer arising out of the importation of such manufactured home into this state.
101.955(2)(2) The department of financial institutions upon whom processes and notices may be served under this section shall, upon being served with such process or notice, mail a copy by registered mail to the out-of-state manufacturer at the nonresident address given in the papers so served. The original shall be returned with proper certificate of service attached for filing in court as proof of service. The service fee shall be $4 for each defendant so served. The department of financial institutions shall keep a record of all such processes and notices, which record shall show the day and hour of service.
101.955 - ANNOT.History: 1999 a. 9, 53.
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