[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of Supervisors of the Town of Grand Chute 2-3-2009 by Ord. No. 4-2009 (§ 9.20 of the 1997 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Code, the statutory provisions of § 134.71, Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to pawnbrokers and secondhand article dealers, exclusive of any regulations for which the statutory penalty is a fine or term of imprisonment or exclusively state changes, are hereby adopted and by reference made part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. Any act required to be performed or prohibited by any regulation incorporated herein by reference is required or prohibited by this chapter. Any future amendments, revisions or modifications of the statutory regulations in § 134.71, Wis. Stats., as incorporated herein are intended to be made part of this chapter in order to secure to the extent legally practicable uniform regulation of pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers. Any person who shall, within the Town of Grand Chute, Wisconsin, violate any provision of said statute shall be deemed guilty of an offense under this chapter.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, § 134.71(12), Wis. Stats., is not adopted by this chapter.
The Town of Grand Chute shall develop application and other forms required under this chapter.
A first violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punished by a fine as prescribed in the Uniform Forfeiture and Bond Schedules, together with the costs of prosecution, and on default of the payment of any such fine and/or costs of prosecution such person shall be committed to the county jail of Outagamie County until such fine and costs are paid, but not to exceed 90 days.
Any person violating this chapter who shall previously have been convicted of a violation of this chapter shall, upon proof and conviction thereof, forfeit an amount as prescribed in the Uniform Forfeiture and Bond Schedules, together with the costs of prosecution, and on default of the payment of any such fine and costs of prosecution, or either of them, such convicted person shall be committed to and confined within the county jail of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, until such fine and costs of prosecution are paid, but not to exceed six months.
Each day of violation under this chapter shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.