(b) A county may retain $5 of the $7 submitted under par. (a) from the fee for recording or filing the first page of each instrument that is recorded or filed under s. 59.43 (2) (ag) 1. or (e) if all of the following conditions are met:
1. The county has established a land information office under sub. (3).
2. A land information office has been established for less than 2 years or has received approval for a countywide plan for land records modernization under sub. (3) (b).
3. The county uses $4 of each $5 fee retained under this paragraph to develop, implement, and maintain the countywide plan for land records modernization, and $1 of each $5 fee retained under this paragraph to develop and maintain a computerized indexing of the county's land information records relating to housing, including the housing element of the county's land use plan under s. 66.1001 (2) (b), in a manner that would allow for greater public access through use of the Internet.
59.72 (5) of the statutes, as affected by 2003 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed and recreated to read:
59.72 (5) Land record modernization funding. A county that establishes a land information office shall use $4 of the $8 per page received under s. 59.43 (2) (ag) 1. and (e) to develop, implement, and maintain a countywide plan for land records modernization.
134.17 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
134.17 (4) For each recording, the register of deeds shall receive the fee specified for filing recording under s. 59.43 (2) (ag).
185.42 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
185.42 (2) The register of deeds, upon payment of the fee specified under s. 59.43 (2) (e) (ag), shall number each contract consecutively and shall record it. The register of deeds shall enter the name of every member-maker of such a contract alphabetically in a book to be kept for that purpose. He or she shall place members and cooperatives under a separate head and shall state in separate columns, opposite each name, the number of the contract, the date of the filing, and a brief description of the products, goods or services covered by such contract in the real estate records index under s. 59.43 (9).
409.519 (9) of the statutes is created to read:
409.519 (9) Inapplicability to real-property-related filing office. Subsection (2) does not apply to a filing office described in s. 409.501 (1) (a).
409.523 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
409.523 (3) Communication of requested information. (intro.) The filing office described in s. 409.501 (1) (b) shall communicate or otherwise make available in a record the following information to any person that requests it:
409.528 (1) (title) of the statutes is repealed.
409.528 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 409.528 and amended to read:
409.528 Statewide lien system. The department shall establish and maintain and the office of each register of deeds in this state shall establish services necessary to support a statewide lien system under this subchapter.
409.528 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
779.97 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
779.97 (4) (a) 2. Any other officer described in sub. (2), the officer shall endorse thereon his or her identification and the date and time of receipt make the endorsements required under s. 59.43 (1) (e) and (f) and forthwith file it alphabetically or record the notice and enter it in an alphabetical the index showing the name and address of the person named in the notice, the date and time of receipt, the title and address of the officer or entity certifying the lien, and the total amount appearing on the notice of lien under s. 59.43 (9). Notices under this subdivision are subject to s. 59.43 (4) (a).
779.97 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
779.97 (4) (b) 1. If a refiling of a notice of lien is presented to the department of financial institutions for filing, the filing officer shall cause the refiled notice of federal lien to be dealt with in accordance with s. 409.519 as if the refiling were a continuation statement within the meaning of chs. 401 to 411, except that the time period in par. (d) shall apply instead of the time period in s. 409.515.
779.97 (4) (c) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
779.97 (4) (c) 2. If Except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, if a certificate of release or other document associated with a recorded notice of federal tax lien is presented for filing or recording with any other filing officer specified in sub. (2), the officer shall enter the certificate with the date of filing in any alphabetical federal lien index on the line where the original notice of lien is entered and may then remove the notice of federal lien and any related refiling of a notice of lien, certificate of nonattachment, discharge or subordination from the files, provided that the officer shall keep the certificate of release or a microfilm or other photographic record, or in the case of the department of financial institutions, or a register of deeds if authorized under s. 59.43 (4), a microfilm or other photographic record or optical disk or electronic record, of the certificate of release in a file, separate from those containing currently effective notices of federal liens, for a period of 30 years after the date of filing of the certificate of release treat the certificate or document in the same manner as a notice filed or recorded under par. (a) 2. The officer shall also reference the certificate or document to the recorded notice of federal lien by document number in the index maintained under s. 59.43 (9).
779.97 (4) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
779.97 (4) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
779.97 (4) (e) Upon request of any person, the filing officer shall issue a certificate showing whether there is on file, on the date and hour stated therein, certified copy of any notice of federal lien or any related refiling of a notice of lien, certificate of nonattachment, discharge or subordination filed on or after February 1, 1968, naming a particular person, and if a notice or certificate is on file, giving the date and hour of filing of each notice or certificate. The officer may charge the fee specified under s. 59.43 (2) (b) for the copy. If the filing officer is the department of financial institutions, the filing officer shall include the information concerning the notice of federal lien, or notice or certificate affecting a federal lien, in the information communicated or otherwise made available in response to a request under s. 409.523 (3), and the fee charged shall be that charged in accordance with s. 409.525.
779.97 (5) (a) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
779.97 (5) (a) The fee for filing and indexing each notice of lien or certificate or notice affecting the lien is the fee specified under s. 59.43 (2) (ag).
[1997 Wisconsin Act 27
] Section 9456 (3m) Elimination of land information board and Wisconsin land council.
The treatment of sections 15.07 (1) (b) 16., 15.105 (16), 16.968 (by Section
142am), 20.505 (1) (title) (by Section
666h), 20.505 (1) (ka) (by Section
669am), 23.27 (3) (a) (by Section
769ad), 23.325 (1) (a), 36.09 (1) (e), 36.25 (12m) (intro.), 59.72 (1) (a) and (b), and
(3) (intro.), (a) and (b) and (5)
and 92.10 (4) (a) of the statutes, the repeal of sections 16.966 (1), (2) and (4), 16.967, 20.505 (1) (ie), (ig), (ij) and (ks), 23.32 (2) (d), 59.43 (1) (u)
and 59.72 (1) (am), (3) (c) and (4) of the statutes and Section
9101 (1) of this act take effect on September 1, 2005.
This act takes effect on the day after publication, except as follows:
(1) Filing fees. The treatment of section 59.43 (2) (ag) of the statutes, the repeal of section 59.43 (1) (um) of the statutes, and the repeal and recreation of sections 59.43 (2) (e) (by Section 7
) and 59.72 (5) (by Section 9) of the statutes take effect on September 1, 2005.