2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 99. Public warehouses.
99.05 Receipts; records; standards.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 99.05 (2017)

99.05 Receipts; records; standards.

(1)Receipts. Public warehouse keepers, at the time goods are received for storage, shall issue warehouse or storage receipts identifying goods placed in storage and inform storers of all terms and conditions of storage and may, for this purpose, use standard forms which are accepted in the warehousing industry and comply with the requirements of chs. 401 to 411 and this subchapter.

(2)Records. Every public warehouse keeper shall maintain a record of all property received for storage and of all warehouse or storage receipts issued. Such records shall be open at all reasonable times to inspection by the department. Persons holding an interest in stored property may inspect records relating to the property at reasonable times.

(3)Standards. Public warehouse keepers shall be subject to standards and duties of care as prescribed in s. 407.204 (1) and this chapter, and other provisions of law relating to the storage of goods for hire, including the issuance of warehouse receipts, maintenance of warehouse receipt registers and enforcement of warehouse keepers' liens.

History: 1983 a. 500; 1991 a. 148, 304, 315.

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