View Amendment Current Amendment: 2 to Bill 4957

Senator Malloy proposes the following amendment (SMIN-4957.AA0008S):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 4, by striking Section 59-158-40(2)(A) and inserting:

 (A) An institution of higher learning may prohibit an intercollegiate athlete from using his name, image, or likeness for compensation if the proposed use of his name, image, or likeness conflicts with institutional values as defined by the institution of higher learning.with any of the following:
 (1) alcohol and alcoholic beverages;
 (2) adult entertainment;
 (3) cannabis, cannabinoids, cannabidiol, or other derivatives, not including hemp or hemp products;
 (4) controlled substances as defined in Section 44-53-110;
 (5) performance enhancing drugs or substances such as steroids or human growth hormone;
 (6) drug paraphernalia, as defined in Section 44-53-110;
 (7) tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, nicotine vapor products, and similar products and devices;
 (8) weapons, including firearms and ammunition for firearms; and
 (9) casinos or gambling, including sports betting.
 (2) An intercollegiate athlete may not earn compensation for the use of his name, image, or likeness for the endorsement of tobacco, alcohol, illegal substances or activities, banned athletic substances, or gambling including, but not limited to, sports betting.
 (C) An institution of higher learning must disclose known prohibitions for the use of an intercollegiate athlete's name, image, or likeness at the time that an intercollegiate athlete is admitted to the institution of higher learning or when the intercollegiate athlete signs a financial aid agreement or team contract.