134.66(2m)(b) (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to an agent, employee, or independent contractor who has received the training described in par. (a) as part of a responsible beverage server training course or a comparable training course, as described in s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5., that was successfully completed by the agent, employee, or independent contractor. The department of health services shall make the training program developed or approved by that department under par. (a) available to the technical college system board, and that board shall include that training program or a comparable training program approved by that department in the curriculum guidelines specified by that board under s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5. The department of health services shall also make the training program developed or approved by that department under par. (a) available to any provider of a comparable training course, as described in s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5., on request, and the department of revenue or the department of safety and professional services may approve a comparable training course under s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5. only if that training course includes the training program developed or approved by the department of health services under par. (a) or a comparable training program approved by that department.
134.66(2m)(c) (c) If an agent, employee, or independent contractor who has not received the training described in par. (a) commits a violation of sub. (2) (a) or (am), a governmental regulatory authority, as defined in s. 254.911 (2), may issue a citation based on that violation only to the retailer that hired or contracted with the agent, employee, or independent contractor and not to the agent, employee, or independent contractor who has not received that training. If an agent, employee, or independent contractor who has received the training described in par. (a) commits a violation of sub. (2) (a) or (am) for which a governmental regulatory authority issues a citation to the retailer that hired or contracted with the agent, employee, or independent contractor, the governmental regulatory authority shall also issue a citation based on that violation to the agent, employee, or independent contractor who has received that training.
134.66(3) (3)Defense; sale to minor. Proof of all of the following facts by a retailer, manufacturer, distributor, jobber, or subjobber, an agent, employee, or independent contractor of a retailer, manufacturer, distributor, jobber, or subjobber, or an agent or employee of an independent contractor who sells cigarettes or tobacco products to a person under the age of 18 is a defense to any prosecution, or a complaint made under s. 134.65 (7), for a violation of sub. (2) (a):
134.66(3)(a) (a) That the purchaser falsely represented that he or she had attained the age of 18 and presented an identification card.
134.66(3)(b) (b) That the appearance of the purchaser was such that an ordinary and prudent person would believe that the purchaser had attained the age of 18.
134.66(3)(c) (c) That the sale was made in good faith, in reasonable reliance on the identification card and appearance of the purchaser and in the belief that the purchaser had attained the age of 18.
134.66(4) (4)Penalties.
134.66(4)(a)1.1. In this paragraph, “ violation" means a violation of sub. (2) (a), (am), (cm), or (e) or a local ordinance which strictly conforms to sub. (2) (a), (am), (cm), or (e).
134.66(4)(a)2. 2. A person who commits a violation is subject to a forfeiture of:
134.66(4)(a)2.a. a. Not more than $500 if the person has not committed a previous violation within 12 months of the violation; or
134.66(4)(a)2.b. b. Not less than $200 nor more than $500 if the person has committed a previous violation within 12 months of the violation.
134.66(4)(a)3. 3. A court shall suspend any license or permit issued under s. 134.65, 139.34 or 139.79 to a person for:
134.66(4)(a)3.a. a. Not more than 3 days, if the court finds that the person committed a violation within 12 months after committing one previous violation;
134.66(4)(a)3.b. b. Not less than 3 days nor more than 10 days, if the court finds that the person committed a violation within 12 months after committing 2 other violations; or
134.66(4)(a)3.c. c. Not less than 15 days nor more than 30 days, if the court finds that the person committed the violation within 12 months after committing 3 or more other violations.
134.66(4)(a)4. 4. The court shall promptly mail notice of a suspension under subd. 3. to the department of revenue and to the clerk of each municipality which has issued a license or permit to the person.
134.66(4)(b) (b) Whoever violates sub. (2) (b) shall forfeit not more than $25.
134.66(5) (5)Local ordinance. A county, town, village, or city may adopt an ordinance regulating the conduct regulated by this section only if it strictly conforms to this section. A county ordinance adopted under this subsection does not apply within any town, village, or city that has adopted or adopts an ordinance under this subsection. If a county, town, village, or city conducts unannounced investigations of retail outlets, as defined in s. 254.911 (5), to determine compliance with an ordinance adopted under this subsection, as authorized under s. 254.916 (1), the investigations shall meet the requirements of s. 254.916 (3) (a) to (f) and any standards established by the department of health services under s. 254.916 (1) (b).
134.66 Annotation The state regulatory scheme for tobacco sales preempts municipalities from adopting regulations that are not in strict conformity with those of the state. U.S. Oil, Inc. v. City of Fond du Lac, 199 Wis. 2d 333, 544 N.W.2d 589 (Ct. App. 1995), 95-0213.
134.69 134.69 Peddling finger alphabet cards prohibited. No person in this state may engage in the business of peddling finger alphabet cards or printed matter stating that the person is deaf, or use finger alphabet cards or such printed matter or masquerade as a deaf person in any way as a means of inducement in the sale of merchandise. No state or local license may be issued to any person for the purpose of peddling finger alphabet cards or printed matter stating that the person is deaf or masquerading as a deaf person. Any person who peddles or uses finger alphabet cards or such printed matter, or masquerades as a deaf person in any way as a means of inducement in the sale of merchandise in this state and any person who issues any state or local license for that purpose may be imprisoned not more than 90 days or fined not less than $25 nor more than $100 or both.
134.69 History History: 1977 c. 29 s. 1503; Stats. 1977 s. 134.69.
134.695 134.695 Antique dealers and recyclers.
134.695(1)(1)In this section:
134.695(1)(a) (a) “Antique dealer" means a person, other than a nonprofit organization, who is engaged in the business of selling or purchasing used home furnishings.
134.695(1)(am) (am) “Nonprofit organization" means an organization described in section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code which is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
134.695(1)(b) (b) “Recycler" means a person, other than a nonprofit organization, who is engaged in the business of purchasing used home furnishings for the purpose of collecting, separating, processing and selling the material that was used in manufacturing the used home furnishings.
134.695(1)(c) (c) “Registration plate" means a plate specified under s. 341.12 or under a similar law of another state.
134.695(1)(cm) (cm) “Tribal identification card” means a valid identification card issued by a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state that contains the card holder's photograph, full name, address, and date of birth.
134.695(1)(d) (d) “Used home furnishings" means windows, siding, piping, radiators, cabinets, bookcases, doors, light fixtures, wood moldings, bathroom fixtures, bannisters, doorknobs, mantels, staircases or other attached items that are removed from a home or other building.
134.695(2) (2)No antique dealer or recycler may knowingly purchase or receive used home furnishings from a person unless the antique dealer or recycler obtains the person's signature and records all of the following information:
134.695(2)(a) (a) The person's name and address.
134.695(2)(b) (b) One of the following identification numbers:
134.695(2)(b)1. 1. The person's motor vehicle operator's license number.
134.695(2)(b)2. 2. The person's state identification card number.
134.695(2)(b)3. 3. The person's military identification card number.
134.695(2)(b)4. 4. The person's U.S. passport number.
134.695(2)(b)5. 5. The person's alien registration card number.
134.695(2)(b)6. 6. The person's tribal identification card number.
134.695(2)(c) (c) The registration plate numbers and the color, make, model and year of any motor vehicle delivering the used home furnishings to the antique dealer or recycler.
134.695(2)(d) (d) If known by the person, the address of the home or other building from which the used home furnishings were removed.
134.695(3) (3)An antique dealer or recycler shall maintain a record of the information provided under sub. (2) for not less than one year after the later of the dates on which the antique dealer or recycler purchases or receives the used home furnishings.
134.695(4) (4)Any person who violates this section shall forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for the first offense and shall forfeit not less than $500 nor more than $3,000 upon conviction for a 2nd or subsequent offense.
134.695 History History: 1997 a. 76; 2017 a. 226.
134.71 134.71 Pawnbrokers and secondhand article and jewelry dealers.
134.71(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
134.71(1)(a) (a) “Article" means any of the following articles except jewelry:
134.71(1)(a)1. 1. Audiovisual equipment.
134.71(1)(a)2. 2. Bicycles.
134.71(1)(a)3. 3. China.
134.71(1)(a)4. 4. Computers, printers, software and computer supplies.
134.71(1)(a)5. 5. Computer toys and games.
134.71(1)(a)6. 6. Crystal.
134.71(1)(a)7. 7. Electronic equipment.
134.71(1)(a)8. 8. Fur coats and other fur clothing.
134.71(1)(a)9. 9. Ammunition and knives.
134.71(1)(a)10. 10. Microwave ovens.
134.71(1)(a)11. 11. Office equipment.
134.71(1)(a)12. 12. Pianos, organs, guitars and other musical instruments.
134.71(1)(a)12m. 12m. Video tapes or discs, audio tapes or discs, and other optical media.
134.71(1)(a)13. 13. Silverware and flatware.
134.71(1)(a)14. 14. Small electrical appliances.
134.71(1)(a)15. 15. Telephones.
134.71(1)(ag) (ag) “Auctioneer" means an individual who is registered as an auctioneer under ch. 480 and who sells secondhand articles or secondhand jewelry at an auction, as defined in s. 480.01 (1).
134.71(1)(am) (am) “Charitable organization" means a corporation, trust or community chest, fund or foundation, organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
134.71(1)(b) (b) “Customer" means a person with whom a pawnbroker, secondhand article dealer or secondhand jewelry dealer or an agent thereof engages in a transaction of purchase, sale, receipt or exchange of any secondhand article or secondhand jewelry.
134.71(1)(c) (c) “Jewelry" means any tangible personal property ordinarily wearable on the person and consisting in whole or in part of any metal, mineral or gem customarily regarded as precious or semiprecious.
134.71(1)(d) (d) “Municipality" means a city, village or town.
134.71(1)(e) (e) “Pawnbroker" means any person who engages in the business of lending money on the deposit or pledge of any article or jewelry, or purchasing any article or jewelry with an expressed or implied agreement or understanding to sell it back at a subsequent time at a stipulated price.
134.71(1)(f) (f) “Secondhand" means owned by any person, except a wholesaler, retailer or secondhand article dealer or secondhand jewelry dealer licensed under this section, immediately before the transaction at hand.
134.71(1)(g) (g) “Secondhand article dealer" means any person, other than an auctioneer, who primarily engages in the business of purchasing or selling secondhand articles, except when engaging in any of the following:
134.71(1)(g)1. 1. Any transaction at an occasional garage or yard sale, an estate sale, a gun, knife, gem or antique show or a convention.
134.71(1)(g)2. 2. Any transaction entered into by a person while engaged in a business for which the person is licensed under sub. (2) or (4) or while engaged in the business of junk collector, junk dealer or scrap processor as described in s. 70.995 (2) (x).
134.71(1)(g)3. 3. Any transaction while operating as a charitable organization or conducting a sale the proceeds of which are donated to a charitable organization.
134.71(1)(g)4. 4. Any transaction between a buyer of a new article and the person who sold the article when new which involves any of the following:
134.71(1)(g)4.a. a. The return of the article.
134.71(1)(g)4.b. b. The exchange of the article for a different, new article.
134.71(1)(g)5. 5. Any transaction as a purchaser of a secondhand article from a charitable organization if the secondhand article was a gift to the charitable organization.
134.71(1)(g)6. 6. Any transaction as a seller of a secondhand article which the person bought from a charitable organization if the secondhand article was a gift to the charitable organization.
134.71(1)(h) (h) “Secondhand jewelry dealer" means any person, other than an auctioneer, who engages in the business of any transaction consisting of purchasing, selling, receiving or exchanging secondhand jewelry, except for the following:
134.71(1)(h)1. 1. Any transaction at an occasional garage or yard sale, an estate sale, a gun, knife, gem or antique show or a convention.
134.71(1)(h)2. 2. Any transaction with a licensed secondhand jewelry dealer.
134.71(1)(h)3. 3. Any transaction entered into by a person while engaged in a business of smelting, refining, assaying or manufacturing precious metals, gems or valuable articles if the person has no retail operation open to the public.
134.71(1)(h)4. 4. Any transaction between a buyer of new jewelry and the person who sold the jewelry when new which involves any of the following:
134.71(1)(h)4.a. a. The return of the jewelry.
134.71(1)(h)4.b. b. The exchange of the jewelry for different, new jewelry.
134.71(1)(h)5. 5. Any transaction as a purchaser of secondhand jewelry from a charitable organization if the secondhand jewelry was a gift to the charitable organization.
134.71(1)(h)6. 6. Any transaction as a seller of secondhand jewelry which the person bought from a charitable organization if the secondhand jewelry was a gift to the charitable organization.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on October 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after October 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-1-19)