Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 563.95

  • Department: means the department of administration. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Raffle: means a game of chance for which tickets or calendars are sold and one or more drawings for prizes are held, but does not include a savings promotion program under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03

Within 30 days after receiving written notification of a denial by the department of a license to conduct a raffle, an applicant may demand in writing a hearing before the department upon the applicant’s qualifications and the merit of the application. If, after the hearing, the department enters an order denying the application, the order shall set forth in detail the reasons for the denial. Upon entry of such an order or upon expiration of the 30-day period during which a hearing may be demanded, the applicant’s license fee shall be refunded. If the department approves the application, the department shall issue the license within 14 days after approval.