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48-2602. Terms, defined.In the Nebraska Uniform Athlete AgentsAct:(1) Agency contract meansan agreement in which a student-athlete authorizes a person to negotiate orsolicit on behalf of the student-athlete a professional-sports-services contractor an endorsement contract;(2) Athlete agent means an individual who enters intoan agency contract with a student-athlete or, directly or indirectly, recruitsor solicits a student-athlete to enter into an agency contract. The term includesan individual who represents to the public that the individual is an athleteagent. The term does not include a spouse, parent, sibling, grandparent, orguardian of the student-athlete or an individual acting solely on behalf ofa professional sports team or professional sports organization;(3) Athletic directormeans an individual responsible for administering the overall athletic programof an educational institution or, if an educational institution has separatelyadministered athletic programs for male students and female students, theathletic program for males or the athletic program for females, as appropriate;(4) Contact means a communication,direct or indirect, between an athlete agent and a student-athlete, to recruitor solicit the student-athlete to enter into an agency contract;(5) Endorsement contractmeans an agreement under which a student-athlete is employed or receives considerationto use on behalf of the other party any value that the student-athlete mayhave because of publicity, reputation, following, or fame obtained becauseof athletic ability or performance;(6) Intercollegiate sport means a sport played atthe collegiate level for which eligibility requirements for participationby a student-athlete are established by a national association for the promotionor regulation of collegiate athletics;(7) Person means an individual, corporation, businesstrust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association,joint venture, or government; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality;public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity;(8) Professional-sports-servicescontract means an agreement under which an individual is employed, or agreesto render services, as a player on a professional sports team, with a professionalsports organization, or as a professional athlete;(9) Record means information thatis inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or othermedium and is retrievable in perceivable form;(10) Registration means registrationas an athlete agent pursuant to the act;(11) State means a state of the United States, theDistrict of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or anyterritory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the UnitedStates; and(12)Student-athlete means an individual who engages in, is eligible to engagein, or may be eligible in the future to engage in, any intercollegiate sport.If an individual is permanently ineligible to participate in a particularintercollegiate sport, the individual is not a student-athlete for purposesof that sport. SourceLaws 2009, LB292, § 2.