Approved On: April 25, 2019
Effective On: April 25, 2019
- Qualifications. An applicant requesting an AGFC License Dealer Permit under Code 03.12 must meet the following minimum qualifications in addition to the qualifications listed in Code 03.12.
- If the applicant is a natural person, the applicant shall be at least 18 years old. If the applicant is a business entity, the business entity shall be licensed to do business in the state(s) and locality(ies) where the applicant will sell Commission-issued licenses, permits, tags, stamps, or other privileges, and the individual signing on behalf of the business entity must be at least 18 years old.
- The applicant or the individual signing on behalf of the applicant (if the applicant is a business entity) shall not have been convicted of or entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for violating any federal, state, or municipal law governing wildlife within five years of application date.
- The applicant or the individual signing on behalf of the applicant (if the applicant is a business entity) shall not have been convicted of or entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for committing any crime or violation involving theft, fraud, computer crime or cybercrime.
- If the applicant sells any goods or services at the location where Commission-issued licenses, permits, tags, stamps, or other privileges will be sold that require license(s) or permit(s) issued by a governmental entity, the applicant shall provide to the Commission a copy of the valid license(s) and permit(s) required for operation of the applicant’s business or other written proof stating that the applicant’s facility is in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations.
- The applicant shall submit to the Commission a certificate of insurance coverage(s) as requested or required by the Commission.
- The applicant shall have a physical place of business outside of the applicant’s residence.
- The location(s) at which the applicant intends to sell Commission-issued licenses, permits, tags, stamps, or other privileges shall be open and available to the public at all times during the applicant’s normal business hours for the purpose of selling Commission licenses, permits, tags, stamps, and other privileges to the general public.
- The applicant shall own and maintain in good standing a transaction, checking, or demand deposit account with a state or nationally chartered financial institution insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation into which collected license fees can be deposited and from which collected license fees can be transferred to the Commission on a periodic basis.
- The applicant shall submit to the Commission a complete written application (available from the Commission) listing each location at which Commission-issued licenses, permits, tags, stamps, or other privileges will be sold.
- The applicant shall submit to the Commission a signed AGFC License Dealer Agreement along with all other required documentation, including a signed IRS Form W-9, ACH Agreement, Contract and Grant Disclosure and Certification form, proof of insurance, and any other requested documentation.
- Application Denial. The AGFC License Dealer Permit requested under Code 03.12 shall be denied if:
- The applicant fails to meet any of the issuance criteria set forth in Code 03.12 or this Addendum chapter;
- The applicant fails to disclose material information to the Commission, makes false statements as to any material fact in connection with the application, or supplies false information or makes a false statement on the application;
- The Commission finds, through further inquiry or investigation, the issuance of the permit may be contrary to the Commission’s interests in encouraging compliance with its regulations or other laws and regulations, retaining adequate control over license fees, providing and maintaining a secure license system, and preserving the trust of the public in the AGFC License System;
- The applicant’s AGFC License Dealer Permit is currently suspended or revoked, or
- The applicant’s AGFC License Dealer Permit has been suspended by the Commission 3 times in the 7 years preceding the most recent application.