Look Out, Jerry Maguire: New California Law Would Change Rules Regulating Sports Agents in California

August 2, 2010

Hey Jerry Maguire: help me, help you.

California has a new law currently under consideration which may change the way the state regulates sports agents.

In light of the USC football program’s two-year bowl ban due to recruiting violations and North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida acknowledging that the NCAA is investigating their athletic departments, it’s no wonder the state is looking at changing the way it regulates sports agents.

SB 1098, by Sen. Ellen Corbett, has passed the state Senate and is currently being considered in the state Assembly.  For the first time, California would be able to decide who becomes a sports agent and the state would have the ability to deny or revoke a person’s authority to act as an agent.
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