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Civil remedies
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 39-E
§ 899-n. Civil remedies. 1. An educational institution shall have a
right of action against an athlete agent for damages caused by any
violation of this article. In an action brought pursuant to this
section, the court may award reasonable attorney's fees to a prevailing

2. The damages of an educational institution pursuant to subdivision
one of this section shall include losses and expenses incurred because,
as a result of the conduct of an athlete agent or former
student-athlete, the educational institution was injured by a violation
of this article or was penalized, disqualified or suspended from
participation in athletics by a national association for the promotion
and regulation of athletics, by an athletic conference, or by reasonable
self-imposed disciplinary action taken to mitigate sanctions likely to
be imposed by such an organization.

3. A right of action under this section shall not accrue until the
educational institution discovers or by the exercise of reasonable
diligence would have discovered the violation by the athlete agent or
former student-athlete.

4. This article shall not be deemed to restrict rights, remedies or
defenses of any person under law or equity.