Subchapter B. APPOINTMENT OF AGENTS


Sec.


143.21.    Appointment of agents.
143.22.    Rebate for first year agents.
143.23.    Minimum sales requirement.
143.24.    Fee for reapplication.
143.25.    Rebate restrictions.
143.26.    Time for rebate.
143.27.    Conditions for appointment.
143.28.    Application period.
143.29.    [Reserved].
143.30.    Return of disapproved applications.
143.31.    Agencies at separate locations.

§ 143.21. Appointment of agents.

 A person desiring appointment as an agent shall apply to the Commission on the form provided. An application fee of $500 is required for each location, in the form of a negotiable check or money order payable to ‘‘Pennsylvania Game Commission.’’ The completed application, along with the application fee, shall be forwarded to: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.21 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.21 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended February 17, 1995, effective February 18, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 613. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (175641) to (175642).

§ 143.22. Rebate for first year agents.

 (a)  An agent shall be entitled to a rebate based upon his first license year only sales as follows:

   (1)  Rebate $100 if 250 licenses are sold.

   (2)  Rebate $200 if 500 licenses are sold.

   (3)  Rebate $300 if 750 licenses are sold.

   (4)  Rebate $400 if 1,000 licenses are sold.

 (b)  A rebate will not be given after the first license year of sales.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.22 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.22 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342321).

§ 143.23. Minimum sales requirement.

 To continue as an agent, a minimum of 50 hunting licenses shall be sold each license year. Qualifying licenses, for the purpose of calculating 50 hunting licenses, will be the regular resident, nonresident hunting and furtakers licenses. Archery, muzzleloader, bear, special wild turkey, migratory game bird and replacement licenses are not included as qualifying licenses. In addition, an agent shall continue to meet the requirements in §  143.27 (relating to conditions for appointment).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.23 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.23 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (342321) to (342322).

§ 143.24. Fee for reapplication.

 If an agent sells less than the required 50 qualifying licenses in a given license year, and is removed by the Commission, or if an agent voluntarily withdraws, a subsequent reapplication requires payment of the application fee.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.24 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.24 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342322).

§ 143.25. Rebate restrictions.

 A rebate will not be granted if the agent is delinquent in remitting moneys as required.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.25 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.25 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342322).

§ 143.26. Time for rebate.

 Rebate to the agent will be credited to his account at the beginning of the license year following his first year as an agent.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.26 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.26 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (280085) to (280086).

§ 143.27. Conditions for appointment.

 A person desiring consideration for appointment as an agent shall meet the following conditions:

   (1)  Be a resident of this Commonwealth or an entity registered to do business in this Commonwealth.

   (2)  Operate a bona fide sporting goods sales outlet where the public expects to find this service.

   (3)  Be open to the public during reasonable daylight and evening hours.

   (4)  Not operate on a seasonal or part-time basis.

   (5)  Agree to and demonstrate ability to provide full license service and cooperation to the public throughout the entire license sales period, and keep records required by the Commission and by statute.

   (6)  Provide security to the Commission in an amount of at least $18,000.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.27 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. §  2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.27 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended February 11, 2000, effective February 12, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 765. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (222153).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  143.23 (relating to minimum sales requirement).

§ 143.28. Application period.

 (a)  A person requesting appointment as an agent shall submit the appropriate completed application form to the Commission in Harrisburg during the period November 1 through March 31 of the following year to be eligible for appointment as an issuing agent for the license year beginning the following July 1.

 (b)  An application received outside of the application period is not guaranteed to be processed by the Commission before the start of the license year beginning July 1.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.28 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.28 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; amended March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430; corrected March 21, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1768. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342323).

§ 143.29. [Reserved].


Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.29 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965; reserved under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a) and 2722(g).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.29 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464; reserved March 14, 2014, effective March 15, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1430. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342324).

§ 143.30. Return of disapproved applications.

 Disapproved applicants will be notified in a timely manner, and the entire $500 application fee will be returned.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.30 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.30 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464.

§ 143.31. Agencies at separate locations.

 An agent desiring to operate an agency at additional locations shall meet the requirements in this subchapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.31 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.31 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464.



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