Declaratory Statements

A declaratory statement is the sole means for obtaining a binding interpretation or opinion from the Florida Office of Athlete Agents concerning the applicability of statutory provisions, rules or orders over which the Board has authority (Chapters 455 and 468, Part IX, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 61-24, Florida Administrative Code).

A petition for a declaratory statement may only be used to resolve questions or doubts as to how the statutes, rules or orders may apply to the petitioner’s particular circumstances. A declaratory statement is not the appropriate means for determining the conduct of another person or for obtaining a policy statement of general applicability from the Office of Athlete Agents.

Section 120.565, Florida Statutes, and 28.105, Florida Administrative Code, set forth the requirements for filing a petition for declaratory statement from the Office of Athlete Agents. Below is a link of previously issued declaratory statements dating back to 1992. Please note that past statements may have since been affected by new statute amendments and rule changes so refer to the Statute/Rule cited to verify the information is still applicable. Please note the petitions which have been denied by the Department are not included.

No declaratory statements issued at this time.

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All requests for publications, documents, forms, applications for licenses, permits and other similar certifications can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.

Richard “Rick” Morrison, Executive Director

Division of Professions
Athlete Agents
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Telephone: 850.487.1395
Facsimile: 850.487.8040