2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 179. Uniform limited partnership act.
179.16 Filing with the department of financial institutions.


179.16 Filing with the department of financial institutions.


(1g) In this section:


(a) "Deliver" means deliver by hand, mail, commercial delivery service, electronic transmission, or any other method of delivery used in conventional commercial practice.


(b) "Electronic" means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities.


(1r) Two signed copies of the certificate of limited partnership and of any certificates of amendment or cancellation or of any court order under s. 179.15 shall be delivered to the department. A person who executes a certificate as an officer, general partner or fiduciary need not exhibit evidence of his or her authority as a prerequisite to filing. Unless the document does not conform to law, upon receipt of all filing fees the department shall do all of the following:


(a) Endorse on each duplicate original the word "Filed" and the day, month and year of the filing.


(b) File one duplicate original with the department.


(c) Return the other duplicate original to the person who filed it or his or her representative.


(2) Upon the filing of a certificate of amendment or court order of amendment in the department, the certificate of limited partnership shall be amended as set forth in the certificate or order, and upon the effective date of a certificate of cancellation or court order of cancellation, the certificate of limited partnership is canceled.




(a) The department may waive any of the following:


1. Submission of more than one original of a document.


2. An omission or defect in a document, if the department determines from the face of the document that the omission or defect is immaterial.


(b) A waiver under par. (a) occurs when the document is filed.


(5) The department shall charge and collect, for processing a document required or permitted to be filed under this chapter in an expeditious manner, the fee established under s. 182.01 (4) (d) in addition to the fee required by other provisions of this chapter.

179.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 173; 1985 a. 29, 338; 1987 a. 27; 1989 a. 232; 1991 a. 32; 1993 a. 214; 1995 a. 27, 417; 2001 a. 16, 44.

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