2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 202. Regulation of professional employer organizations and the solicitation of funds for a charitable purpose.
202.031 General duties.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 202.031 (2017)

202.031 General duties.

(1) The department shall establish the content and form of each type of registration. Upon the request of a registrant and payment of a $10 fee, the department may issue to a registrant a wall certificate.

(2) The department may require a registrant to do any of the following:

(a) Display the registrant's certificate of registration in a conspicuous place in the registrant's office or place of business.

(b) Post a notice in a conspicuous place in the registrant's office or place of business, or on the registrant's Internet site, describing the procedures for filing a complaint against the registrant.

(3) A registrant, or a registrant's officer, director, trustee, or member, who is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor anywhere shall send a notice of the conviction by 1st class mail to the department within 48 hours after the entry of the judgment of conviction.

(4) A registrant may voluntarily surrender his, her, or its registration. The department may refuse to accept that surrender if a complaint has been filed or a disciplinary proceeding has been commenced against the registrant.


(a) Applicants and registrants shall keep current and accurate all material information contained in the application or on file with the department. Material information includes name, mailing address, electronic mail address, and trade names.

(b) Notification of any change to material information shall be made to the department within 30 days after the change and shall be made in writing or in accordance with other notification procedures approved by the department.

(c) Any person who fails to comply with par. (b) shall be subject to a forfeiture of $50 for each violation.

(6) Before using any trade name in this state, the registrant shall inform the department in writing that the registrant intends to use the trade name. Unless the registrant is informed by the department within 30 days of submission of the trade name to the department that it may not use the proposed trade name, the registrant may use the trade name.

History: 2015 a. 163 ss. 2, 4, 5, 9, 25, 30, 33, 35.

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