Subchapter IV — General Provisions
ATCP 1.10   Administrative law judge's authority and duties.
ATCP 1.11   Failure to appear, answer or comply with administrative law judge's order.
ATCP 1.12   Party may appear by attorney.
ATCP 1.13   Documents; filing, identification and service.
ATCP 1.14   Motions.
ATCP 1.15   Subpoenas.
ATCP 1.16   Record of oral proceedings; transcripts.
Subchapter V — Contested Case Proceedings
ATCP 1.20   Hearing notice.
ATCP 1.21   Answers; required pleadings.
ATCP 1.22   Prehearing conference.
ATCP 1.23   Discovery.
ATCP 1.24   Settlement.
ATCP 1.25   Hearing.
ATCP 1.26   Briefs.
Subchapter VI — Decisions and Judicial Review
ATCP 1.30   Proposed decision.
ATCP 1.31   Final decision.
ATCP 1.32   Award of costs and attorneys fees.
ATCP 1.33   Costs upon frivolous claim.
ATCP 1.34   Judicial review; certifying record to court.
Subchapter VII — Enforcement-Discretion; Small Business
ATCP 1.40   Purpose.
ATCP 1.41   Definitions.
ATCP 1.42   Exercise of discretion.
Ch. ATCP 1 Note Note: Chapter Ag 1 as it existed on May 31, 1992 was repealed and new ch. Ag 1 was created effective June 1, 1992; Chapter Ag 1 was renumbered ch. ATCP 1 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., Register, April, 1993, No. 448.
subch. I of ch. ATCP 1 Subchapter I — Definitions
ATCP 1.01 ATCP 1.01Definitions. In this chapter:
ATCP 1.01(1) (1) “Administrative law judge" means the secretary or an examiner whom the secretary appoints in writing, under s. 227.46 (1), Stats., to preside over a contested case. The secretary may appoint an examiner from the department, the department of administration, or another state agency with the agreement of that agency.
ATCP 1.01(2) (2) “Claim filing order" means an order directing producers or depositors to file claims under subch. VII of ch. 126, Stats.
ATCP 1.01(3) (3) “Claim" means a producer or depositor claim under subch. VII of ch. 126, Stats.
ATCP 1.01(4) (4) “Claimant" means a producer or depositor claimant under subch. VII of ch. 126, Stats.
ATCP 1.01(5) (5) “Class 1 contested case," “class 2 contested case" or “class 3 contested case," means a class 1, class 2 or class 3 proceeding, respectively, as defined in s. 227.01 (3), Stats.
ATCP 1.01(6) (6) “Complainant" means any of the following persons or entities that file a complaint with the secretary under this chapter:
ATCP 1.01(6)(a) (a) A division.
ATCP 1.01(6)(b) (b) A person or agency authorized to file a complaint under s. 100.20 (4) or 100.201 (9) (f), Stats.
ATCP 1.01(7) (7) “Complaint" means a written complaint, filed with the secretary under s. ATCP 1.05, asking the department to issue a special order against a person or persons identified in the complaint.
ATCP 1.01(8) (8) “Contested case" has the meaning given under s. 227.01 (3), Stats.
ATCP 1.01(9) (9) “Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
ATCP 1.01(10) (10) “Division" means a principal subunit of the department which is headed by a division administrator. “Division" includes authorized division staff.
ATCP 1.01(11) (11) “Division administrator" means a division head whose position is authorized under s. 230.08 (2) (e) 2., Stats. “Division administrator" includes an acting division administrator appointed by the secretary, or a person designated by a division administrator to act on the administrator's behalf in the administrator's absence.
ATCP 1.01(12) (12) “File" means deliver in writing to any of the following:
ATCP 1.01(12)(a) (a) The office of the secretary.
ATCP 1.01(12)(b) (b) The final decisionmaker, if the filing pertains to a matter which is pending before the final decisionmaker.
ATCP 1.01(12)(c) (c) The administrative law judge, if the filing pertains to a matter which is pending before the administrative law judge.
ATCP 1.01(12)(d) (d) A recipient designated by the department to receive filed documents.
ATCP 1.01 Note Note: Documents intended for filing with the secretary's office may be sent to the following address:
ATCP 1.01 Note Secretary
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
ATCP 1.01(13) (13) “Final decisionmaker" means the secretary, or a person whom the secretary appoints, in writing, to issue a final decision in a contested case. “Final decisionmaker" may include an administrative law judge whom the secretary appoints as final decisionmaker.
ATCP 1.01(14) (14) “Hearing" means a contested case hearing under ch. 227, Stats., except as otherwise provided in this chapter.
ATCP 1.01(15) (15) “Intervenor" means an interested or affected person who files a request to be admitted, and who is admitted as a party in a contested case. “Intervenor" does not include a complainant, respondent, petitioner or claimant.
ATCP 1.01(16) (16) “License" has the meaning specified under s. 227.01 (5), Stats.
ATCP 1.01(17) (17) “Order determining claims" means an order allowing or disallowing producer or depositor claims in a recovery proceeding.
ATCP 1.01(18) (18) “Party" means any of the following persons or entities, unless that person or entity is dismissed as a party:
ATCP 1.01(18)(a) (a) A division which appears or is named as a party.
ATCP 1.01(18)(b) (b) A complainant.
ATCP 1.01(18)(c) (c) A respondent who has been served with a complaint or notice from the department identifying him or her as a respondent.
ATCP 1.01(18)(d) (d) A petitioner.
ATCP 1.01(18)(e) (e) A claimant.
ATCP 1.01(18)(f) (f) An intervenor.
ATCP 1.01(19) (19) “Person" includes a natural person, corporation, partnership, association, trust, division of the department, or other government or business entity.
ATCP 1.01(20) (20) “Petitioner" means a person who files a request for a hearing or declaratory ruling under this chapter.
ATCP 1.01(21) (21) “Proceeding" means a contested case proceeding before the department under ch. 227, Stats.
ATCP 1.01(22) (22) “Recovery proceeding" means a proceeding initiated by the department under subch. VII of ch. 126, Stats., to determine the amount of allowable producer or depositor claims against a vegetable contractor, milk contractor, grain warehouse keeper or grain dealer.
ATCP 1.01(23) (23) “Representative" means an attorney or other person authorized by a party to represent that party in a contested case.
ATCP 1.01(24) (24) “Respondent" means either of the following:
ATCP 1.01(24)(a) (a) A person against whom a complaint is filed.
ATCP 1.01(24)(b) (b) A person, other than a complainant, petitioner, claimant or intervenor, who is named as a party to a proceeding.
ATCP 1.01(25) (25) “Secretary" means the secretary of the department.“ Secretary" includes both of the following:
ATCP 1.01(25)(a) (a) The deputy secretary of the department.
ATCP 1.01(25)(b) (b) A department official whom the secretary has specifically authorized to act on the secretary's behalf.
ATCP 1.01(26) (26) “Special order" means an enforceable or purportedly enforceable administrative order that the department issues against a named or identified person under chs. 88 to 100, Stats., or ch. 126, Stats.,or other laws administered by the department. “Special order" includes special orders identified under s. ATCP 1.03 (1) (a). “Special order" does not include any of the actions listed under s. ATCP 1.03 (1) (b).
ATCP 1.01(27) (27) “Subpoena" means a command to give testimony or provide evidence.
ATCP 1.01(28) (28) “Summary special order" means a special order which the department issues without prior notice to the order recipient, or without a prior opportunity for the order recipient to appear or contest the order.
ATCP 1.01(29) (29) “Trade and consumer protection division" means the trade and consumer protection division of the department.
ATCP 1.01 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1992, No. 437, eff. 6-1-92; renum. (1) to (10) to be (2) to (11) and renum. (11) to be (1) and am., am. (12) (c) and (13), Register, June, 1999, No. 522, eff. 7-1-99; CR 02-113: am. (26) Register April 2003 No. 568, eff. 5-1-03; corrections in (2), (3), (4) and (14) made under s. 13.93 (2m) b. 7., Stats., Register April 2003 No. 568; CR 09-054: am. (1) to (4), r. (14), renum. (15) to (22) to be (14) to (21) and am. (17), cr. (22) Register December 2010 No. 660, eff. 1-1-11.
subch. II of ch. ATCP 1 Subchapter II — Orders
ATCP 1.03 ATCP 1.03Special orders.
ATCP 1.03(1) (1)Orders included.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)(a) A “special order," as defined in s. ATCP 1.01 (26), includes all of the following:
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)1. 1. An order suspending, revoking or imposing conditions on a license.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)2. 2. An administrative injunction, including any order issued under s. 88.11 (7), 94.645 (4), 94.71 (3) (c), 97.12 (3) (a), 100.19 (3), 100.20 (3), 100.201 (9) (b), 100.21 (4), 100.22 (4) (a), 100.30 (5) (a) or 126.85, Stats.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)3. 3. An order banning or restricting the sale of a hazardous consumer product or household substance, including any order issued under s. 100.37 (2) (e), 100.41 (5), 100.42 (3) or 100.43 (4) (b), Stats.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)4. 4. An order determining claims in a recovery proceeding.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)5. 5. A temporary holding order or stop sale order, including any order issued under s. 94.10 (2) (b), 94.46, 94.64 (11), 94.65 (10), 94.71 (2), 94.72 (13), 95.72 (4) (d), 97.12 (2), 97.42 (9) (b) 1. or 100.37 (5), Stats.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)6. 6. An order for the quarantine, control, destruction or disposal of plants, plant pests or animals, including any order issued under s. 94.01, 94.02, 94.10 (2) (b), 94.76 (1), 95.20, 95.23 or 95.31, Stats.
ATCP 1.03(1)(a)7. 7. An order condemning unwholesome or adulterated animal carcasses, meat or food, including any order issued under s. 95.72 (4) (d), 97.12 (2) or 97.42 (9) (b) 2., Stats.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.