2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 178. Uniform partnership law.
178.0117 Duty of department to file; review of refusal to file; delivery of record by department.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 178.0117 (2017)

178.0117 Duty of department to file; review of refusal to file; delivery of record by department.

(1) The department shall file a record delivered to the department for filing which satisfies this chapter. The duty of the department under this section is ministerial.

(2) When the department files a record, the department shall record it as filed on the date of its delivery. After filing a record, the department shall deliver to the person that submitted the record a copy of the record with an acknowledgment of the date of filing and, in the case of a statement of denial, also to the partnership to which the statement pertains.

(3) If the department refuses to file a record, the department shall, not later than 5 business days after the record is delivered, do all of the following:

(a) Return the record or notify the person that submitted the record of the refusal.

(b) Provide a brief explanation in a record of the reason for the refusal.

(4) If the department refuses to file a record, the person that submitted the record may petition the circuit court to compel filing of the record. The record and the explanation of the department of the refusal to file must be attached to the petition. The court may decide the matter in a summary proceeding.

(5) The filing of or refusal to file a record does not create a presumption of any of the following:

(a) That the record does or does not conform to the requirements of this chapter.

(b) That the information contained in the record is correct or incorrect.

(6) Except as otherwise provided by s. 178.0912 or by law other than this chapter, the department may deliver any record to a person by delivering it in any of the following ways:

(a) In person to the person that submitted it.

(b) To the address of the person's registered agent.

(c) To the principal office of the person.

(d) To another address the person provides to the department for delivery.

History: 2015 a. 295.

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