Register November 2011 No. 671
Chapter SPS 124
SPS 124.01   Authority.
SPS 124.02   Written contracts; terms.
SPS 124.03   Written contracts; copies.
Ch. SPS 124 Note Note: Chapter RL 124 was renumbered chapter SPS 124 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 124.01 SPS 124.01Authority. The rules in this chapter are adopted under authority in ss. 227.11 (2), 480.06 and 480.14, Stats.
SPS 124.01 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1995, No. 474, eff. 7-1-95.
SPS 124.02 SPS 124.02Written contracts; terms. No auctioneer may conduct an auction unless the auctioneer or the auction company that is managing the auction has entered into a prior written contract with each owner or consignor of goods or real estate that may be sold at the auction. The contract shall specify the terms and conditions upon which the auctioneer or auction company accepts the goods or real estate for sale and must contain:
SPS 124.02(1) (1) The registrant's name, trade or business name, state registration number, business address and business telephone number.
SPS 124.02(2) (2) The name and address of the owner or consignor.
SPS 124.02(3) (3) A general description of the property to be sold at auction, any restrictions relating to conducting the auction and a statement indicating whether the registrant is authorized to purchase at the auction.
SPS 124.02(4) (4) A description of the services to be provided and the consideration for the services. The description must state which party is responsible for advertising and other expenses.
SPS 124.02(5) (5) A statement of whether a buyer's fee or surcharge will be assessed and, if so, the percentage or other amount to be charged to the successful bidder.
SPS 124.02(6) (6) The date, dates or time period during which the items will be sold at auction.
SPS 124.02(7) (7) A statement by the seller that he or she has title and right to sell all property to be sold at auction free of encumbrances and liens; or, if some or all of the property to be sold is subject to encumbrances or liens, a specific itemization of such property.
SPS 124.02 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1995, No. 474, eff. 7-1-95; am. (5), Register, July, 1999, No. 523, eff. 8-1-99.
SPS 124.03 SPS 124.03Written contracts; copies. An auctioneer or auction company shall give the owner or consignor a legible copy of the contract referred to in s. SPS 124.02 at the time of signing.
SPS 124.03 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1995, No. 474, eff. 7-1-95; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
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.