2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 61 - Professional and Occupational Licenses
Article 14F - Uniform Athlete Agents
Section 61-14F-4 - Athlete agents; registration required; void contracts.
A. Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this section, an individual shall not act as an athlete agent in this state without holding a certificate of registration pursuant to Section 6 [61-14F-6 NMSA 1978] or 8 [61-14F-8 NMSA 1978] of the Uniform Athlete Agents Act.
B. Before being issued a certificate of registration, an individual may act as an athlete agent in this state for all purposes except signing an agency contract, if:
(1) a student athlete or another person acting on behalf of the student athlete initiates communication with the individual; and
(2) within seven days after an initial act as an athlete agent, the individual submits an application for registration as an athlete agent in this state.
C. An agency contract resulting from conduct in violation of this section is void and the athlete agent shall return any consideration received under the contract.
History: Laws 2009, ch. 169, § 4.ANNOTATIONS
Effective dates. — Laws 2009, ch. 169, § 21 made the Uniform Athlete Agents Act effective July 1, 2009.
Severability. — Laws 2009, ch. 169, § 20 provided that if any provision of the Uniform Athlete Agents Act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of that act that can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of that act are severable.