4771.08 Issuing certificate of registration or temporary certificate.

(A) Upon receipt of all the materials required for application for registration under section 4771.07 of the Revised Code, the Ohio athletic commission shall evaluate the information provided and issue a certificate of registration to the applicant, unless the commission finds that the applicant or an employee or representative of the applicant has committed any of the acts described in division (A) of section 4771.18 of the Revised Code.

(B) The commission may issue a temporary certificate of registration, effective for a period of up to ninety days after the issuance of the temporary registration, to an athlete agent who is registered as an athlete agent in another state, or to a person who has not submitted all the material required under section 4771.07 of the Revised Code, but who the commission determines to have submitted sufficient material to warrant the issuance of a temporary certificate.

(C) The registration of an athlete agent with the commission is valid for a period of two years after the date the certificate of registration is issued. An athlete agent shall file an application for the renewal of a registration with the commission at least thirty days prior to the expiration of the registration of the athlete agent. An application for renewal shall be accompanied by a renewal fee in an amount determined by the commission pursuant to division (F) of section 4771.05 of the Revised Code.

(D) Each certificate of registration issued by the commission to an athlete agent shall contain all the following information:

(1) The name of the athlete agent;

(2) The address of the primary location in which the athlete agent is authorized to conduct business as an athlete agent;

(3) A registration number for the athlete agent and the date of issuance of the registration.

(E) No registration or certificate of registration is valid for any individual other than the athlete agent to whom it is issued.

(F) The commission is not liable for the acts of an athlete agent who is registered with the commission.

Effective Date: 03-22-2001