2009 WISCONSIN ACT 404
An Act to amend 218.04 (1) (a) of the statutes; relating to: collection agencies.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
404, s. 1
218.04 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
218.04 (1) (a) "Collection agency" means any person engaging in the business of collecting or receiving for payment for others of any account, bill, or other indebtedness. It shall "Collection agency" does not include attorneys at law authorized to practice in this state and resident herein, banks, express companies, health care billing companies, state savings banks, state savings and loan associations, insurers and their agents, trust companies, district attorneys acting under s. 971.41, persons contracting with district attorneys under s. 971.41 (5), real estate brokers, and real estate salespersons.