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48-2606. Certificate of registration; issuanceor denial; renewal.(1)Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, the Secretaryof State shall issue a certificate of registration to an individual who complieswith subsection (1) of section 48-2605 or whose application has been acceptedunder subsection (2) of section 48-2605.(2) The Secretary ofState may refuse to issue a certificate of registration if the Secretary ofState determines that the applicant has engaged in conduct that has a significantadverse effect on the applicant's fitness to act as an athlete agent. In makingthe determination, the Secretary of State may consider whether the applicanthas:(a)Been convicted of a crime that, if committed in this state, would be a crimeinvolving moral turpitude or a felony;(b) Made a materially false, misleading, deceptive,or fraudulent representation in the application or as an athlete agent;(c) Engaged in conductthat would disqualify the applicant from serving in a fiduciary capacity;(d) Engaged in conductprohibited by section 48-2614;(e) Had a registration or licensure as an athleteagent suspended, revoked, or denied or been refused renewal of registrationor licensure as an athlete agent in any state;(f) Engaged in conduct the consequenceof which was that a sanction, suspension, or declaration of ineligibilityto participate in an interscholastic or intercollegiate athletic event wasimposed on a student-athlete or an educational institution; or(g) Engaged in conductthat significantly adversely reflects on the applicant's credibility, honesty,or integrity.(3)In making a determination under subsection (2) of this section, the Secretaryof State shall consider:(a)How recently the conduct occurred;(b) The nature of the conduct and the context in whichit occurred; and(c)Any other relevant conduct of the applicant.(4) An athlete agent may apply torenew a registration by submitting an application for renewal in a form prescribedby the Secretary of State. An application filed under this section is a publicrecord. The application for renewal must be signed by the applicant underpenalty of perjury and must contain current information on all matters requiredin an original registration.(5) An individual who has submitted an applicationfor renewal of registration or licensure in another state, in lieu of submittingan application for renewal in the form prescribed pursuant to subsection (4)of this section, may file a copy of the application for renewal and a validcertificate of registration or licensure from the other state. The Secretaryof State shall accept the application for renewal from the other state asan application for renewal in this state if the application to the other state:(a) Was submitted inthe other state within six months next preceding the filing in this stateand the applicant certifies the information contained in the application forrenewal is current;(b)Contains information substantially similar to or more comprehensive than thatrequired in an application for renewal submitted in this state; and(c) Was signed by theapplicant under penalty of perjury.(6) A certificate of registration or a renewal ofa registration is valid for two years. SourceLaws 2009, LB292, § 6.