As used in this
rule, the following terms shall mean:
"License" means any license issued by the Secretary of State to practice as an
Athlete Agent in the state of Georgia.
(b) "Military" means the United States armed
forces, including the National Guard.
(c) "Service member" means an active or
reserve member of the armed forces, including the National Guard.
(d) "State" means a state of the United
States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin
Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of
the United States.
"Transitioning service member" means a member of the military on active duty
status or on separation leave who is within twenty-four (24) months of
retirement or twelve (12) months of separation.
Effective January 1, 2021, military
spouses and transitioning service members stationed within this state shall
qualify for expedited processing of the license application by showing that the
applicant is a military spouse or transitioning service member and that the
applicant has paid the fee and meets the requirements for a license under the
law and rules for the type of license for which the applicant has applied and:
(a) Holds a current license to practice such
occupation or profession issued by another state for which the training,
experience, and testing are substantially similar in qualifications and scope
to the requirements under this state to obtain a license;
(b) Is in good standing in such other state;
(c) Passes any examination that
may only be required to demonstrate knowledge of the laws and rules and
regulations of this state specific to the practice of the profession, business,
or trade for which such expedited license by endorsement is being
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 54-3-.08
Original Rule entitled "Military Spouses and Transitioning Service
Members" adopted. F. Apr. 21, 2021; eff.
May 11, 2021.