Green Lake County, WI
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Green Lake County 3-17-1981 by Ord. No. 242-81. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 118-1 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Whoever issues any check or other order for the payment of money less than $500 which, at the time of issuance, he or she intends shall not be paid is subject to a forfeiture of not more than $100.
B. 
Whoever issues any single check or other order for the payment of $500 or more or whoever within a fifteen-day period issues more than one check which, at the time of issuance, the person intends shall not be paid is subject to a forfeiture of not more than $250.

§ 118-2 Evidence of intent not to pay.

Any of the following is prima facie evidence that the person, at the time he or she issued the check or other order for the payment of money, intended it should not be paid:
A. 
Proof that, at the time of issuance, the person did not have an account with the drawee.
B. 
Proof that, at the time of issuance, the person did not have sufficient funds or credit with the drawee and that the person failed, within five days after receiving notice of nonpayment or dishonor, to pay the check or other order.
C. 
Proof that, when presentment was made within a reasonable time, the person did not have sufficient funds or credit with the drawee and the person failed, within five days after receiving notice of nonpayment or dishonor, to pay the check or other order.

§ 118-3 Exceptions.

This chapter does not apply to a postdated check or to a check given for a past consideration, except a payroll check.