2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 171. Unclaimed property.
171.31 Loans of property to a museum or archives.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 171.31 (2017)

171.31 Loans of property to a museum or archives.

(1) Each museum or archives shall keep accurate records of all property on loan to the museum or archives, including the name and address of the owner, if known, and the beginning and ending date of the loan period. At the time that a person makes a loan to a museum or archives, the museum or archives shall give the owner of the property a copy of this subchapter. If a museum or archives is notified of a change in the ownership of any property loaned to a museum or archives, the museum or archives shall inform the new owner of the provisions of the loan agreement and shall send the new owner a copy of this subchapter. Not less than 90 days before a museum or archives changes its address or dissolves, the museum or archives shall notify all owners of that change of address or dissolution. If a museum or archives becomes the owner of property under s. 171.32 or 171.33, the museum or archives shall maintain any records that the museum or archives has regarding the property for not less than 2 years after the date on which the museum or archives becomes the owner of the property.

(2) The owner of property loaned to a museum or archives shall provide the museum or archives with written notice of any change of the owner's address, of his or her designated agent, of the designated agent's address, and of the name and address of the new owner if there is a change in the ownership of the property loaned to the museum or archives.

History: 1993 a. 18.

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