2019 New York Laws
GBS - General Business
Article 39-E - Uniform Athlete Agents Act
899-L - Prohibited Conduct.
§ 899-l. Prohibited conduct. 1. An athlete agent, with the intent to induce a student-athlete to enter into an agency contract, shall not:
(a) give any materially false or misleading information or make a materially false promise or representation;
(b) furnish anything of value to a student-athlete before the student-athlete enters into the agency contract;
(c) furnish anything of value to any other individual or another registered athlete agent before the student-athlete enters into the agency contract; or
(d) fail to notify the student-athlete before he or she signs or otherwise authenticates an agency contract for a particular sport that the signing or authentication may make the student-athlete ineligible to participate in that sport. The prohibitions contained within this subdivision shall not prohibit an athlete agent from sponsoring or furnishing equipment to an amateur athletic team through a government or not-for-profit entity registered with the secretary of state pursuant to section one hundred seventy-two of the executive law or entities exempt from article seven-A of the executive law pursuant to section one hundred seventy-two-a of the executive law, provided that sponsorship or equipment will not result in a student-athlete being rendered ineligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics. 2. An athlete agent shall not willfully:
(a) initiate contact with a student-athlete unless registered pursuant to this article;
(b) refuse or fail to retain or permit inspection of the records required to be retained by section eight hundred ninety-nine-k of this article;
(c) fail to register when required by section eight hundred ninety-nine-c of this article;
(d) provide materially false or misleading information in an application for registration or renewal of registration; or
(e) predate or postdate an agency contract.