Effective date text 563.94Profits. All profits from raffles shall be used by the organization conducting the raffles to further the organization's purpose for existence and no salaries, fees or profit shall be paid to any other organization or individual in connection with the operation of a raffle. This section does not prohibit the printing of raffle tickets or calendars or the purchase of equipment or prizes for a raffle.
563.94 History History: 1977 c. 426; 1983 a. 222; 1989 a. 147; 1991 a. 269 s. 782nh; Stats. 1991 s. 563.94; 2015 a. 6.
563.95 563.95 Denial of application; hearing. Within 30 days after receiving written notification of a denial by the department of a license to conduct a raffle, an applicant may demand in writing a hearing before the department upon the applicant's qualifications and the merit of the application. If, after the hearing, the department enters an order denying the application, the order shall set forth in detail the reasons for the denial. Upon entry of such an order or upon expiration of the 30-day period during which a hearing may be demanded, the applicant's license fee shall be refunded. If the department approves the application, the department shall issue the license within 14 days after approval.
Effective date note NOTE: This section is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text 563.95Denial of application; hearing. Within 30 days after receiving written notification of a denial by the department of a license to conduct a raffle, an applicant may demand in writing a hearing before the department upon the applicant's qualifications and the merit of the application. At the hearing, the burden of proof shall be on the applicant to establish eligibility for a license. If, after the hearing, the department enters an order denying the application, the order shall set forth in detail the reasons for the denial. Upon entry of such an order or upon expiration of the 30-day period during which a hearing may be demanded, the applicant's license fee shall be refunded. If the department approves the application, the department shall issue the license within 14 days after approval.
563.95 History History: 1977 c. 426; 1979 c. 34; 1989 a. 147; 1991 a. 269 s. 782np; Stats. 1991 s. 563.95; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 2015 a. 6.
563.97 563.97 Records.
563.97(1)(1) Each organization licensed to conduct raffles shall maintain a list of the names and addresses of all persons winning prizes with a fair market value of $600 or more, and the prizes won, for at least 12 months after each raffle is conducted. The list shall be available at reasonable times for public examination and shall be provided to the department upon request.
563.97(2) (2) An organization licensed to conduct raffles shall keep an electronic or paper copy of its license that is available for any person to inspect upon request at the event during which a drawing is held.
Effective date note NOTE: This section is shown as affected eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text 563.97Records. Each organization licensed to conduct raffles shall maintain a list of the names and addresses of all persons winning prizes with a retail value of $100 or more, and the prizes won, for at least 12 months after each raffle is conducted. The list shall be available at reasonable times for public examination and shall be provided to the department upon request.
563.97 History History: 1983 a. 222; 1991 a. 269 s. 782nt; Stats. 1991 s. 563.97; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27; 2015 a. 6.
563.98 563.98 Annual financial reports; renewals.
563.98(1) (1) Each organization licensed under this subchapter shall, on or before the last day of the 12th month beginning after the date on which the license is issued and on or before that same date in each subsequent year, prepare and make available for inspection a report containing the following information in writing regarding the raffles that it has conducted during the previous 12 months:
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (1)(intro.) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (1) Each organization licensed under this subchapter shall, on or before the last day of the 12th month beginning after the date on which the license is issued and on or before that same date in each subsequent year, report the following information in writing to the department regarding the raffles which it has conducted:
563.98(1)(a) (a) The number and dates of raffles conducted.
563.98(1)(b) (b) The receipts.
563.98(1)(c) (c) The amount of prizes paid.
563.98(1)(d) (d) The net profit or loss.
563.98(1)(e) (e) The other expenses paid.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (e) is repealed eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.98(1)(f) (f) For raffles with drawings of the types described in s. 563.03 (5r) (b), an accounting of all sold and unsold tickets for each raffle.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (f) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (f) For raffles of the type described in s. 563.908 (2), an accounting of all sold and unsold tickets for each raffle.
563.98(1c) (1c) Upon request of any organization that conducts a raffle during the month in which the report under sub. (1) is due, the department may extend by not more than 30 days the deadline for submitting the report.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (1c) is repealed eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.98(1e) (1e) The department shall request a copy of a report prepared under sub. (1) only upon the receipt of a complaint regarding the conduct of a raffle.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (1e) is created eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.98(1g) (1g) An organization licensed under this subchapter may renew the license by submitting a $25 renewal fee. All moneys received under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (8) (j).
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (1g) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (1g) An organization licensed under this subchapter may renew the license by submitting a $25 renewal fee with the report under sub. (1). All moneys received under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (8) (j).
563.98(1m) (1m) Any organization that reports to the department under sub. (1) and that had total receipts from the conduct of raffles of more than $50,000 during the reporting period shall include in its report a list of the names and addresses of all persons winning prizes with a retail value of $100 or more, and the prizes won, during the reporting period.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (1m) is repealed eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6.
563.98(2) (2) If the fee specified in sub. (1g) is not paid, the department may refuse to renew a license or may suspend a license until the fee is paid.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (2) is shown as amended eff. 7-1-15 by 2015 Wis. Act 6. Prior to 7-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (2) If a copy of the financial report is not filed or is not fully, accurately and truthfully completed, or if the fee specified in sub. (1g) is not paid, the department may refuse to renew a license or may suspend a license until the report in proper form has been filed or the fee is paid.
563.99 563.99 Penalties.
563.99(1)(1) Any person who violates this subchapter shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both.
563.99(2) (2) The district attorney of a county of an actual or potential violation may commence an action in circuit court in the name of the state to restrain any violation of this subchapter. The court may, prior to entry of final judgment, make such an order or judgment as necessary to restore to any person any pecuniary loss suffered because of the acts or practices involved in the violation.
563.99 History History: 1977 c. 426; 1979 c. 34; 1991 a. 269 s. 782ph; Stats. 1991 s. 563.99.
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2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 24 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before June 27, 2015. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after June 27, 2015 are designated by NOTES. (Published 6-27-15)