2019 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 125. Alcohol beverages.
125.185 Provisional retail licenses.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 125.185 (2019)

125.185 Provisional retail licenses.

(1) A municipal governing body that issues licenses authorizing the retail sale of fermented malt beverages, intoxicating liquor or wine shall issue provisional retail licenses. The municipal governing body may by ordinance establish standards under which provisional retail licenses shall be issued and shall by ordinance designate the municipal official having authority to issue provisional retail licenses.

(2) A provisional retail license may be issued only to a person who has applied for a Class “A", Class “B", “Class A", “Class B" or “Class C" license and authorizes only the activities that the type of retail license applied for authorizes.

(3) The municipal governing body shall by ordinance establish the fee for a provisional retail license. The fee may not exceed $15.

(4) A provisional retail license expires 60 days after its issuance or when the Class “A", Class “B", “Class A", “Class B" or “Class C" license is issued to the holder, whichever is sooner. The official who issued the provisional retail license may revoke the license if he or she discovers that the holder of the license made a false statement on the application.

(5) Notwithstanding sub. (1), a municipal official may not issue a provisional “Class B" license if the municipality's quota under s. 125.51 (4) prohibits the municipality from issuing a “Class B" license.

(6) No person may hold more than one provisional retail license for each type of license applied for by the holder per year.

History: 1995 a. 23.

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