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§426.  Violations; penalties

A.  An athlete agent who violates the provisions of this Chapter is subject, pursuant to an adjudicatory hearing, to:

(1)  Forfeiture of any right of repayment of anything of value either received by an athlete as an inducement to enter into any agent contract or received for any other reason.

(2)  Payment of a refund of any consideration paid to the athlete agent on an athlete's behalf.

(3)  Payment of reasonable attorney fees and court costs incurred by an athlete in suing an athlete agent for violation of this Chapter.

B.  Any person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly either files a false sworn complaint or gives false sworn testimony to any person concerning activities covered by this Chapter.  This offense, upon conviction, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment of not more than six months, or both.

C.  Any athlete agent who fails to register as required by R.S. 4:422 shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment of not more than six months, or both.

D.  Any athlete agent who violates any other duty, obligation, or responsibility prescribed by R.S. 4:424 or engages in conduct prohibited by that Section, shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony punishable by a fine of no less than one thousand dollars and not more than ten thousand dollars or by imprisonment with or without hard labor for up to five years, or both.

E.  Any athlete agent who fails to comply with the filing and notice requirements of R.S. 4:423 shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment of not more than six months, or both.

Acts 1987, No. 925, §1; Acts 1990, No. 882, §1; Acts 1999, No. 302, §1; Acts 2001, No. 1094, §1; Acts 2004, No. 351, §1.



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