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SECTION 899-L
Prohibited conduct
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 39-E
§ 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.