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342.22

342.22 Release of security interest.

342.22(1)

(1) Within one month or within 10 days following written demand by the debtor after there is no outstanding obligation and no commitment to make advances, incur obligations or otherwise give value, secured by the security interest in a vehicle under any security agreement between the owner and the secured party, the secured party shall do one of the following:

342.22(1)(a)

(a) If the secured party is an individual or a person exempted by rule under s. 342.245 (3), execute and deliver to the owner, as the department prescribes, a release of the security interest in the form and manner prescribed by the department and a notice to the owner stating in no less than 10-point boldface type the owner's obligation under sub. (2). If the secured party fails to execute and deliver the release and notice of the owner's obligation as required by this paragraph, the secured party is liable to the owner for $25 and for any loss caused to the owner by the failure.

342.22(1)(b)

(b) If the secured party is not described in par. (a), deliver to the department a release of the security interest in the manner specified in s. 342.245 (1) and deliver to the owner a notice stating that the release has been provided to the department.

342.22(2)

(2) An owner, other than a dealer holding the vehicle for resale, upon receipt of the release and notice of obligation delivered under sub. (1) (a) shall promptly cause the certificate and release to be mailed or delivered to the department, which shall release the secured party's rights on the certificate and issue a new certificate. Upon receipt of the notice under sub. (1) (b), the owner may, in the form and manner prescribed by the department and without additional fee, deliver an application and the certificate of title to the department and the department shall issue a new certificate of title free of the security interest notation.

342.22(3)

(3) The department may remove information pertaining to a security interest perfected under s. 342.19 from its computerized records when the following applicable period of time after the original perfection has elapsed unless the security interest is renewed in the same manner as provided in s. 342.19 (2) for perfection of a security interest:

342.22(3)(a)

(a) For a recreational vehicle, 20 years.

342.22(3)(b)

(b) For a truck tractor, 8 years.

342.22(3)(c)

(c) For any other vehicle, 10 years.

342.22(4)

(4) Removal of information pertaining to a security interest from the records of the department under sub. (3) does not affect any security agreement between the owner of a vehicle and the holder of security interest in the vehicle.

342.22 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (a); 1977 c. 217, 447; 1985 a. 202; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9; 2009 a. 28.

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Statutes > Wisconsin > 342 > 342.22

342.22

342.22 Release of security interest.

342.22(1)

(1) Within one month or within 10 days following written demand by the debtor after there is no outstanding obligation and no commitment to make advances, incur obligations or otherwise give value, secured by the security interest in a vehicle under any security agreement between the owner and the secured party, the secured party shall do one of the following:

342.22(1)(a)

(a) If the secured party is an individual or a person exempted by rule under s. 342.245 (3), execute and deliver to the owner, as the department prescribes, a release of the security interest in the form and manner prescribed by the department and a notice to the owner stating in no less than 10-point boldface type the owner's obligation under sub. (2). If the secured party fails to execute and deliver the release and notice of the owner's obligation as required by this paragraph, the secured party is liable to the owner for $25 and for any loss caused to the owner by the failure.

342.22(1)(b)

(b) If the secured party is not described in par. (a), deliver to the department a release of the security interest in the manner specified in s. 342.245 (1) and deliver to the owner a notice stating that the release has been provided to the department.

342.22(2)

(2) An owner, other than a dealer holding the vehicle for resale, upon receipt of the release and notice of obligation delivered under sub. (1) (a) shall promptly cause the certificate and release to be mailed or delivered to the department, which shall release the secured party's rights on the certificate and issue a new certificate. Upon receipt of the notice under sub. (1) (b), the owner may, in the form and manner prescribed by the department and without additional fee, deliver an application and the certificate of title to the department and the department shall issue a new certificate of title free of the security interest notation.

342.22(3)

(3) The department may remove information pertaining to a security interest perfected under s. 342.19 from its computerized records when the following applicable period of time after the original perfection has elapsed unless the security interest is renewed in the same manner as provided in s. 342.19 (2) for perfection of a security interest:

342.22(3)(a)

(a) For a recreational vehicle, 20 years.

342.22(3)(b)

(b) For a truck tractor, 8 years.

342.22(3)(c)

(c) For any other vehicle, 10 years.

342.22(4)

(4) Removal of information pertaining to a security interest from the records of the department under sub. (3) does not affect any security agreement between the owner of a vehicle and the holder of security interest in the vehicle.

342.22 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (a); 1977 c. 217, 447; 1985 a. 202; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9; 2009 a. 28.

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Statutes > Wisconsin > 342 > 342.22

342.22

342.22 Release of security interest.

342.22(1)

(1) Within one month or within 10 days following written demand by the debtor after there is no outstanding obligation and no commitment to make advances, incur obligations or otherwise give value, secured by the security interest in a vehicle under any security agreement between the owner and the secured party, the secured party shall do one of the following:

342.22(1)(a)

(a) If the secured party is an individual or a person exempted by rule under s. 342.245 (3), execute and deliver to the owner, as the department prescribes, a release of the security interest in the form and manner prescribed by the department and a notice to the owner stating in no less than 10-point boldface type the owner's obligation under sub. (2). If the secured party fails to execute and deliver the release and notice of the owner's obligation as required by this paragraph, the secured party is liable to the owner for $25 and for any loss caused to the owner by the failure.

342.22(1)(b)

(b) If the secured party is not described in par. (a), deliver to the department a release of the security interest in the manner specified in s. 342.245 (1) and deliver to the owner a notice stating that the release has been provided to the department.

342.22(2)

(2) An owner, other than a dealer holding the vehicle for resale, upon receipt of the release and notice of obligation delivered under sub. (1) (a) shall promptly cause the certificate and release to be mailed or delivered to the department, which shall release the secured party's rights on the certificate and issue a new certificate. Upon receipt of the notice under sub. (1) (b), the owner may, in the form and manner prescribed by the department and without additional fee, deliver an application and the certificate of title to the department and the department shall issue a new certificate of title free of the security interest notation.

342.22(3)

(3) The department may remove information pertaining to a security interest perfected under s. 342.19 from its computerized records when the following applicable period of time after the original perfection has elapsed unless the security interest is renewed in the same manner as provided in s. 342.19 (2) for perfection of a security interest:

342.22(3)(a)

(a) For a recreational vehicle, 20 years.

342.22(3)(b)

(b) For a truck tractor, 8 years.

342.22(3)(c)

(c) For any other vehicle, 10 years.

342.22(4)

(4) Removal of information pertaining to a security interest from the records of the department under sub. (3) does not affect any security agreement between the owner of a vehicle and the holder of security interest in the vehicle.

342.22 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 29 s. 1654 (7) (a); 1977 c. 217, 447; 1985 a. 202; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9; 2009 a. 28.

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