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SB 228 (BR 1906) - M. McGarvey

     AN ACT relating to athlete agents.
    Amend KRS 164.6901 to rename KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 the Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act; amend KRS 164.6903 to revise the definitions of "athlete agent" and "student-athlete" and to define "educational institution," "enrolled," "interscholastic sport," "licensed, registered or certified professional," "recruit or solicit," and "sign"; amend KRS 164.6907 to clarify time period for submitting an application; amend KRS 164.6909 expand the requirements for an athlete agent application form and the registration process; amend KRS 164.6911 clarify reasons for which registration may be denied and the license renewal process; amend KRS 164.6913 to clarify reasons for refusing to issue or to suspend or revoke a registration; create a new section of KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 to allow the department to issue a temporary license; amend KRS 164.6915 to establish a fee to renew a registration based on registration in another state; amend KRS 164.6917 to specify requirements for an agency contract; amend KRS 164.6919 to specify communication requirements an athlete agent must meet; amend KRS 164.6921 to include parents or guardians of minor student-athletes; amend KRS 164.6923 to require an athlete agent to create records; amend KRS 164.6925 to clarify actions prohibited by athlete agents; amend KRS 164.6929 to allow student-athletes as well as educational institutions to bring action for damages and increase civil penalty from $25,000 to $50,000; amend KRS 164.6933 clarify the interaction of KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 with regard to federal electronic signatures statutes.


     SFA1( D. Givens ) - Amend KRS 164.6903 to exempt a parent or guardian from the definition of an "athlete agent" unless that parent or guardian is receiving compensation or expects compensation for attempts to influence a student-athlete to enter into an agency contract, or for attempting to negotiate employment for a student-athlete as a professional athlete.
     HCS1 - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 164.6935 to define "fantasy contest"; require that fantasy contest outcomes not be based on a university, college, high school, or youth athletic event and not be considered to be gambling.
     HCA1( J. Carney ) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 28, 2018 - introduced in Senate
     Mar 01, 2018 - to Education (S)
     Mar 08, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 09, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 13, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 13, 2018; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 14, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 15, 2018 - received in House
     Mar 19, 2018 - to Education (H)
     Mar 20, 2018 - posted in committee
     Mar 22, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute & committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 27, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2018
     Apr 14, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 82-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 26, 2018 - filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
     Apr 27, 2018 - became law without Governor's Signature (Acts, ch. 205)