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DLLR's Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

 

Important Definitions - Maryland Licensure of Athlete Agents

 

"Applicability of law" the Maryland Athlete Agents Act applies only to a athlete agent contract that a Athlete agent makes with a local athlete:

  1. before the end of the local athlete's last high school or intercollegiate athletic event, including any postseason game; or
  2. within 12 months after the end of the local athlete's last high school or intercollegiate athletic event, including any postseason game.

"Local athlete" means an individual who:

  1. is or was a member of a sports team of an institution of higher education that is in the State and is part of a National Association for the Regulation of Intercollegiate Athletics; or
  2. is or was a member of a sports team of a high school in the State.

"Athlete agent" means a person who, for a fee, directly or indirectly, tries to get employment for a local athlete with a professional sports team.

"Athlete agent contract" means an agreement under which a local athlete authorizes a Athlete agent to:

  1. negotiate with 1 or more professional sports teams to employ the local athlete; or
  2. make and carry out investment and other financial decisions or to provide other financial services.