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Georgia State Code
Title      43
Chapter      4A  
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Title 43, Chapter 4A, Section 2 (43-4A-2)

As used in this chapter, the term:

(1) "Agent contract" means any contract or agreement pursuant to which an athlete authorizes or empowers an athlete agent to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the athlete with one or more professional sports teams for the employment of the athlete by one or more professional sports teams or to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the athlete for the employment of the athlete as a professional athlete.

(2) "Athlete" means an individual who is eligible to participate in any intercollegiate sport and who is currently enrolled as a student at an institution of higher education or has signed a national grant-in-aid with an institution of higher education.

(3) "Athlete agent" means a person who, directly or indirectly, recruits or solicits an athlete to enter into an agent contract or professional sports services contract with that person or who for a fee procures, offers, promises, or attempts to obtain employment for an athlete with a professional sports team. The term "athlete agent" does not include the owner, employee, or other representative of a professional sports team, provided that such owner, employee, or representative does not recruit or solicit such athlete to enter into an agent contract or professional sports services contract or for a fee does not procure, offer, promise, or attempt to obtain employment for such athlete with a professional sports team.

(4) "Athletic department" means the entity exercising control over the intercollegiate sports program at an institution of higher education, including, but not limited to, an athletic association, an athletic department, or an athletic foundation.

(5) "Athletic director" means the representative of the intercollegiate sports program at an institution of higher education as identified on the annual report filed with the commission.

(6) "Commission" means the Georgia Athlete Agent Regulatory Commission created in Code Section 43-4A-3.

(7) "Institution of higher education" means a public or private postsecondary school located in this state.

(8) "Person" means any individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity.

(9) "Professional sports services contract" means any contract or agreement pursuant to which an athlete is employed or agrees to render services as a player on a professional sports team or as a professional athlete.

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