Rules and regulations.
Commencement of action.
Repair, replacement and refund under new motor vehicle warranties.
Motor vehicle adjustment programs.
ADJUSTMENT SERVICE COMPANIES
Adjustment service companies.
COMMUNITY CURRENCY EXCHANGES
Community currency exchanges.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALERS
Recreational vehicle dealers regulated.
Recreational vehicle salespersons regulated.
Sale or lease of used recreational vehicles.
MOTOR VEHICLE SALVAGE DEALERS
Motor vehicle salvage dealers to be licensed.
Application for salvage dealer's license.
When department to license salvage dealers.
Licensee to maintain records; purchase and sale of vehicles by licensee.
Salvage dealer license number displayed on trucks and truck-tractors.
MOTOR VEHICLE AUCTION DEALERS
Motor vehicle auction dealers to be licensed.
Application for auction dealer's license.
When department to license auction dealer.
Motor vehicle auction dealer to be bonded; conduct of auction business.
Purchases from a motor vehicle auction.
Moped dealers regulated.
Examination by department.
MOTOR VEHICLE SALVAGE POOLS
AND BUYER IDENTIFICATION
Salvage pools to be licensed as wholesalers.
Buyer identification cards.
Purchases from motor vehicle salvage pools.
MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS; SALESPERSONS;
SALES FINANCE COMPANIES
Subch. I of ch. 218 Cross-reference
See also chs. Trans 137
, and 144
, Wis. adm. code.
“Agreement" means a contract that describes the franchise relationship between manufacturers, distributors, importers and dealers.
“Cash price" means the retail seller's price in dollars for the sale of goods, and the transfer of unqualified title to those goods, upon payment of the retail seller's price in cash or a cash equivalent.
“Designated family member" includes all of the following:
The spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother or sister of a deceased owner of a dealership who holds an interest in the dealership or who is entitled to receive an interest in the dealership by reason of the owner's death.
A court-appointed legal representative of an incapacitated owner, including a guardian or conservator.
An owner's attorney-in-fact under a valid power of attorney.
A court-appointed personal representative or special administrator of a deceased owner's estate if the deceased owner's estate holds an interest in the dealership and, if the personal representative or special administrator is a corporate fiduciary, an individual is designated as operator under the franchise agreement.
The trustee of a trust, testamentary or inter vivos, of which an owner was settlor if the trust holds an interest in the dealership and, if the trustee is a corporate fiduciary, an individual is designated as operator under the franchise agreement.
An individual who has been nominated by the operator of a dealership as his or her successor in a written instrument filed with and accepted by the manufacturer, importer or distributor if that individual will hold a legal or beneficial interest in the dealership and is acceptable to the persons who will hold the controlling interest in the dealership.
“Distributor" means a person, resident or nonresident who in whole or part, sells or distributes new motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers, or who maintains distributor representatives.
“Distributor branch" means a branch office similarly maintained by a distributor for the same purposes.
“Distributor representative" means a representative similarly employed by a distributor or distributor branch.
“Division of hearings and appeals" means the division of hearings and appeals in the department of administration.
“Factory branch" means a branch office maintained by a person who manufactures or assembles motor vehicles, for the sale of motor vehicles to distributors, or for the sale of motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers or for directing or supervising in whole or part, its representatives.
“Factory representative" means a representative employed by a person who manufactures or assembles motor vehicles or by a factory branch, for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of its motor vehicles, or for supervising or contacting its dealers or prospective dealers.
“Franchise" means the right to buy, sell, distribute or service a line make of motor vehicles that is granted to a motor vehicle dealer or distributor by a manufacturer, importer or distributor.
“Importer" means a person who has written authorization from a foreign manufacturer of a line make of motor vehicles to grant franchises to motor vehicle dealers or distributors in this state with respect to that line make.
“Lease" or “leasing" means, with respect to a lessor, to enter into or offer to enter into a consumer lease with a lessee.
“Lessor" means a person who leases a motor vehicle to a lessee under a consumer lease, but does not include an assignee of a consumer lease.
“License period" means the period during which a particular type of license described in s. 218.0114 (14)
is effective, as established by the department of transportation or division of banking under s. 218.0114 (13) (b)
“Licensor" means the body, either the division of banking or the department of transportation or both, issuing a license under ss. 218.0101
“Manufacturer" means any person, resident or nonresident, who does any of the following:
Manufactures or installs on previously assembled truck chassis, special bodies or equipment which when installed form an integral part of the motor vehicle and which constitutes a major manufacturing alteration and which completed unit is owned by the manufacturer.